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Watch: Kate Winslet plays power-hungry leader with a crush in 'The Regime'

Kate Winslet stars in the political satire series "The Regime." Photo courtesy of Miya Mizuno/HBO
Kate Winslet stars in the political satire series "The Regime." Photo courtesy of Miya Mizuno/HBO

Feb. 8 (UPI) -- HBO is teasing the new show The Regime.

The network shared a trailer for the political satire series Thursday featuring Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts.

The Regime is created, written and executive produced by Will Tracy, who also serves as showrunner. The series is directed by Stephen Frears and Jessica Hobbs.

Winslet plays the Chancellor, an authoritarian leader who struggles to maintain control of her crumbling European regime.

The power-hungry character develops an "infatuation" with Corporal Zubak (Schoenaerts), a soldier known as the "butcher."

Kate Winslet attends the London premiere of "Avatar: The Way of Water" in 2022. File Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI
Kate Winslet attends the London premiere of "Avatar: The Way of Water" in 2022. File Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI

Andrea Risenborough, Martha Plimpton, Guillaume Gallienne and Hugh Grant also star.

Matthias Schoenaerts (R) and Gideon Adlon attend the Film Independent Spirit Awards in 2020. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Matthias Schoenaerts (R) and Gideon Adlon attend the Film Independent Spirit Awards in 2020. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

HBO shared a teaser trailer for the show in December that shows Winslet's character recruit Zubak.

The Regime is a limited series that premieres March 3 on HBO and Max.

Hugh Grant attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Wonka" in December. File Photo by Greg Grudt/UPI
Hugh Grant attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Wonka" in December. File Photo by Greg Grudt/UPI

Winslet previously starred in the HBO series Mildred Pierce and Mare of Easttown.