Variety has announced the casting of HBO’s The Palace. Kate Winslet, who plays the female lead, was joined by Hugh Grant, who played the male lead.
The show will tell “the story of one year in the palace of a collapsing authoritarian regime”. Will Tracy (“The Inheritors”, “The Menu”) is the writer and showrunner, and several episodes are directed by Stephen Frears (“The Queen”, “Philomena”).
No word on a release date for The Palace yet.