Queen America, the Fb Watch darkish comedy sequence starring Oscar-winner Catherine Zeta-Jones within the lead, will premiere on November 21, Fb has introduced. Created, written and govt produced by Meaghan Oppenheimer (Worry the Strolling Useless), the present can have a complete of 10 episodes, as was revealed again in Could.
Zeta-Jones stars as Vicki Ellis, a famend and ruthless pageant coach within the state of Oklahoma. Queen America is about within the metropolis of Tulsa and follows Vicki as she is paired with “the gorgeous however unpolished” Samantha Cole (Belle Shouse, from Mission Mc2), to show her into the following Miss America along with her repute at stake.
The forged for Queen America additionally consists of Judith Gentle (Clear), Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein), Victoria Justice (Victorius), Teagle Bougere (The Path), Rana Roy (The Evening Shift), Isabella Amara (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Molly Worth (Third Watch), and Megan West (How one can Get Away with Homicide).
It has been produced by a brand new indie studio referred to as wiip (phrase.concept.creativeness.manufacturing), launched and led by former ABC president Paul Lee, and Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Tales.
Queen America is a part of Fb’s efforts to again high-profile TV for its fledgling Fb Watch platform, alongside the Elizabeth Olsen-led darkish comedy Sorry For Your Loss, which premiered earlier this week on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant. In June, it launched teen drama 5 Factors, which counts Kerry Washington as govt producer, and Sacred Lies from Blumhouse Productions, which co-produced Netflix’s Ghoul.