Straight from an official HBO press release has come word that THE GILDED AGE moves forward.
From creator Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey), HBO’s THE GILDED AGE debuted on January 24 with episodes currently streaming on HBO Max and reviews happening weekly right here on HBOWatch. The nine-episode drama series stars an ensemble cast of Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Louisa Jacobson, Denée Benton, Taissa Farmiga, Blake Ritson, Simon Jones, Harry Richardson, Thomas Cocquerel, Jack Gilpin, with Cynthia Nixon and Christine Baranski. Also seen are Ben Ahlers, Michael Cerveris, Kelley Curran, Claybourne Elder, Linda Emond, Katie Finneran, Amy Forsyth, Michel Gill, Ward Horton, Bill Irwin, Sullivan Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O’Hara, Patrick Page, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, John Douglas Thompson, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Erin Wilhelmi.
Of the premiere season, IndieWire called the series “expansive” and “stunning,” while NPR applauded the show as “brilliantly cast and beautifully shot… addicting and juicy.” Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO
Programming is quoted to have said “Julian Fellowes and the entire GILDED AGE family have thoroughly captivated us with their tale of late 19th century New York City extravagance. Along with our partners at Universal Television, we couldn’t be prouder to embark on a season two journey with this extraordinarily talented team.” Erin Underhill, President, Universal Television stated, “The first season of THE GILDED AGE is the beginning of an epic story that introduced a fascinating world full of intriguing characters. The scope of Julian’s vision is ambitious, and we’re thrilled to continue to explore the depths of this fascinating era with HBO.”
The American Gilded Age, a period of immense economic change, of great conflict between the old ways and brand new approaches, and of huge fortunes made and lost. Are you swept up in the saga? Are you excited for a sophomore season? The GILDED AGE is not ending but instead, has just begun.
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