A Very Royal Scandal: Michael Sheen, Ruth Wilson Tapped for Amazon Series Based on Notorious Prince Andrew Interview

Another Scandal is heading to Prime Video: Michael Sheen and Ruth Wilson will star in the streamer’s A Very Royal Scandal which will chronicle Emily Maitlis’ revealing interview with Prince Andrew. The news was first reported by our sister site Variety Monday.

According to the official description, the three-part limited series will follow “Emily Maitlis’ (Wilson) professional and personal journey as a Newsnight journalist, leading up to her acclaimed interview with Prince Andrew (Sheen).”

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Along with its two leads, the series (which is currently in production in the U.K.) will also star Joanna Scanlan (Notes on a Scandal) as Amanda Thirsk, Alex Jennings (The Crown) as Sir Edward Young, and Éanna Hardwicke (Fate: The Winx Saga) as Stewart Maclean.

The forthcoming series follows 2018’s A Very English Scandal (starring Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw), in addition to 2021’s A Very British Scandal (starring Claire Foy and Paul Bettany). A release date for the new series is TBA.

Jeremy Brock (The Last King of Scotland) is writing A Very Royal Scandal, with Julian Jarrold (The Crown) directing. Karen Thrussell, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Diarmuid McKeown, Brock, Jarrold and Maitlis herself serve as executive producers.

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