Los Angeles, July 19: Actress Christina Hendricks has joined the cast of Apple TV+ drama series “The Buccaneers.”
Created by Katherine Jakeways, the eight-episode series is based on the latest novel of the same title by American novelist Edith Wharton.
Hendricks, known for starring in movies and shows such as “Mad Men,” “Drive” and “The Neon Demon,” will star alongside lead actors Kristine Froseth and Alisha Boe, Deadline reported.
The show’s entire cast also includes Josie Totah, Aubri Ibrag, Imogen Waterhouse, and Mia Threapleton.
“A group of fun-loving young American girls explode in the tightly corseted London season of the 1870s, setting off an Anglo-American culture shock as the land of the stiff upper lip is infiltrated by a refreshing disregard for centuries of tradition.
“Sent to obtain husbands and titles, Buccaneers’ hearts are set on so much more than that, and saying ‘yes’ is only the beginning…”, reads the official plot.
Froseth, known for his appearances in “The Assistant” and “The First Lady,” will play Nan St George, while “13 Reasons Why” Boe will play Conchita Closson.
Hendricks will play the character of Mrs. St. George, mother of buccaneers Nan (Froseth) and Jinny (Waterhouse).
Directed by BAFTA award winner Susanna White, the series is currently in production in Scotland.
“The Buccaneers” is produced by White, Beth Willis and George Faber Jakeways. The series is produced for Apple TV+ by studio The Forge Entertainment. (PTI)