Gillian Anderson to play Katherine’s mother Joanna
A new trailer has been released for Great Season two introduces Gillian Anderson as Joanna, the mother of Catherine the Great.
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The comedy series, which earned two Emmy nominations for its first season, will see Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult return as Catherine and Emperor Peter III, respectively, as they seek to expand their authority within Russia.
The biggest fight may take place within Catherine’s home, as Peter plots to take the throne back from his loveless wife while she carries their child. You can watch the new trailer below.
Gillian Anderson is also featured briefly in the trailer as Joanna, when she confirmed her participation on Twitter.
Great There are also Phoebe Fox, Adam Godley, Gwyliem Lee, Charity Wakefield, Douglas Hodge, Sacha Dhawan, Bio Gabbadamosi and Belina Bromilo.
The show will return on Hulu in the US on November 19th, while a release date on the BBC in the UK is yet to be confirmed.
Anderson’s inclusion follows his famous roles in Netflix sex education And Crown, where her role as Margaret Thatcher won her an Emmy for Best Supporting Actress.
Meanwhile, Hoult is set to star opposite Anya Taylor-Joy in the dark comedy thriller film menu, with Ralph Fiennes, Hong Chow, John Leguizamo, Janet McTeer, Judith Light, Reed Birney, Rob Yang and Amy Carrero.