Mandatory Credit: Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Variety/Shutterstock (9765762br) Jodie Turner-Smith Variety Studio Comic-Con, Day 1, San Diego, USA - 19 Jul 2018 WEARING MAISON MARGIELA TOP AND CELINE TROUSERS

Jodie Turner-Smith to Play Queen Anne Boleyn in Channel 5 Series

“Queen & Slim” star Jodie Turner-Smith will star as the Tudor-era queen, Anne Boleyn, in a three-part psychological drama for ViacomCBS-backed U.K. broadcaster Channel 5.

Boleyn was the Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII. Their tempestuous marriage, and her execution for treason, made her one of the most colorful figures in English history. The drama will explore the final months of Boleyn’s life from her perspective, and will follow her as she struggles to survive, to secure a future for her daughter, and to challenge the powerful patriarchy closing in around her.

The series is being produced by Sony Pictures Television-backed production outfit Fable Pictures.

Source : Variety

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