Jodie Turner-Smith is readied to play Anne Boleyn in this new period dramatization

Famously known as the King Henry VIII’s second better half that was cruelly beheaded, Jodie defined her personality as “formidable and also tough” as she discussed her decision to tackle the role, which is to set to be a convention-defying three-part mental thriller intending to offer a feminist understanding right into Boleyn’s life.

We’re concerning to see a whole lot more of Brit starlet Jodie Turner-Smith. The Queen Slim celebrity is taking on the function of iconic Tudor queen Anne Boleyn in a brand-new Channel 5 collection– as well as we’re just a little psyched.

The mini TV series, which has not yet been named, is composed by Eve Hedderwick Turner as well as being produced by Fable Pictures (who developed Stan Ollie), set to air on Channel 5 in the coming months.

Discussing handling the role, Jodie claimed: “I am so excited to join these interesting filmmakers in bringing the story of one of background’s most questionable queens to the display. Delving deeper right into Anne Boleyn’s enormous staminas while analyzing her deadly weaknesses and also susceptabilities, Eve Hedderwick Turner’s manuscripts promptly recorded my creative imagination.”

The starlet continued, “In the hands of Lynsey Miller, the legend of this awesome queen and tough mommy will be viewed as a deeply human story that is still so appropriate for today. I eagerly anticipate bringing my heart and also spirit right into this bold retelling of the fall of this iconic woman.”

Images of the cast shooting on area today have actually simply been launched, revealing Turner-Smith in duration costume. Other cast participants include Normal People‘s Aoife Hinds as well as Hamlet celebrity Paapa Essiedu. White House Farm‘s Amanda Burton and also Des actor Barry Ward are likewise among the people participating in the collection.

In a declaration, Channel 5 stated: “The dramatization will certainly check out the final months of Anne Boleyn’s life from the eponymous queen’s viewpoint.

“The psychological dramatization follows her as she has a hard time to endure, to secure a future for her little girl, and also to test the effective patriarchy closing in around her.”

It is the 2nd time a BAME starlet has actually played the function of Anne Boleyn on display, after Merle Oberon, an Anglo-Indian actress that played the royal in Alexander Korda’s 1933 movie The Private Life of Henry VIII.

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