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Kate Winslet To Be a part of ‘I Am’, Taking Subsequent Lead In Feminine-Led TV Drama – Deadline


Kate Winslet will star within the first feature-length episode of I Am, Channel 4’s award-winning female-led drama anthology sequence.

The Oscar winner will seem together with her daughter Mia Threapleton in I Am Ruth, with filming set to begin on the finish of April. As with each earlier sequence, three every new episodes will likely be named after its lead character, with additional solid and narrative particulars to observe.

Created, written and directed by BAFTA-winning filmmaker Dominic Savage (The Escape), the tales for every movie have been developed in a inventive partnership with the main actors, with semi-improvised dialogue. The sequence of distinctive single movies explores the expertise of ladies in moments which might be emotionally uncooked, thought-provoking and private.

The sequence has constructed on its robust debut in 2019 when it debuted as Channel 4’s most profitable new 10pm drama in six years. The solid for the primary sequence included Vicky McClure (I Am Nicola), Gemma Chan (I Am Hannah) and Samantha Morton (I Am Kirsty) who was BAFTA-nominated for her efficiency.

Sequence 2 starred Suranne Jones (Gentleman Jack), additionally BAFTA-nominated for I Am Victoria, Letitia Wright (Black Panther, Prime Boy) for I Am Danielle and Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread) in I Am Maria.

Savage mentioned: “It’s a full honour for me to be working and collaborating with Kate Winslet on this primary movie of the brand new sequence of I Am for Channel 4. Kate is such a legend, such an unimaginable and stylish performing expertise, and I can’t wait to begin capturing this distinctive and necessary story that we have now created collectively.”

Winslet, who has loved essential acclaim on tv (Mare of Easttown, Mildred Pierce) in addition to the massive display (The Reader, Everlasting Sunshine of the Spotless Thoughts), mentioned: “I’ve all the time admired Dominic’s work and, specifically, his dedication to telling actual tales. British tv is at an all time excessive, and I really feel excited and honoured to be a part of this neighborhood, particularly proper now.”

I Am is produced by Me+You Productions. Government Producers are Richard Yee and Dominic Savage, with Caroline Hollick and Gemma Boswell from Channel 4 overseeing. The sequence is produced by Me+You co-founder Krishnendu Majumdar and Josh Hyams. I Am is co-funded by Sky Studios and worldwide gross sales are dealt with by NBCU International Distribution.

 

 

 

 

 



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