What’s coming soon to STARZPLAY UK in September 2022?
James R | On 02, Sep 2022
Think you know the story of Catherine de Medici? Think again. This September, STARZPLAY heads back to 15th-century France for The Serpent Queen, a brutal yet humorous period drama.that charts Catherine’s journey to power, becoming one of the longest reigning and most powerful monarchs in European history.
Here’s what’s coming to STARZPLAY in September 2022:
Armored – 1st September
A rookie armored car guard is persuaded by his co-workers to join in on a foolproof $42 million heist that promises no violence, but things go wrong in this taut action drama.
Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club – 1st September
An ex-con goes back to his old ways, wondering if he can ever turn his life around, but things become more complicated when he falls for a woman who makes her living upholding the law.
Nocturnal Animals – 1st September
An unhappily married woman receives a manuscript from her ex-husband, causing her to reexamine her life and reawaken long-lost feelings.
Sense & Sensibility – 1st September
In this delightful Oscar-winning version of the Jane Austen classic starring Kate Winslet, Hugh Grant and Emma Thompson, the Dashwood sisters are left financially bereft and must search for willing – or unwilling – husbands. Emma Thompson won an Oscar for “Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published”.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – 1st September
An investigative journalist teams with an unlikely partner – a secretive young woman with computer hacking skills – to discover the twisted truth behind the decades-old disappearance of a wealthy girl.
The Serpent Queen: Season 1 – 11th September
A historical drama with an edge, “The Serpent Queen” puts a contemporary spin on conventional storytelling to tell the tale of Catherine de Medici’s (Morton) rise to power. In the series premiere, “Medici Bitch,” Catherine’s tale unfolds through flashbacks as she defends her actions and imparts the lessons she’s learned to her new servant confident, Rahima. At 14, the young, orphaned Catherine marries into the 16th-century French court. Despite her commoner status, her uncle Pope Clement, has negotiated a large dowry and a geopolitical alliance in return for the union, and with it comes the expectation of many heirs. However, on her wedding night, Catherine learns that her new husband is in love with Diane de Poitiers, a beautiful lady-in-waiting twice his age. Episodes arrive weekly.
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