'The Romanoffs': Amazon Prime Video releases first look photos of upcoming anthology series

The show from 9-time Emmy winner and Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner will be spread over eight episodes, hitting the streaming network on October 12.


                            'The Romanoffs': Amazon Prime Video releases first look photos of upcoming anthology series

Amazon Prime is not one to lag behind when it comes to expanding its variety of shows and taking up the whole anthology-series concept, they have a brand new show coming up, titled 'The Romanoffs'. In recent updates, the streaming network just released the first look photos and episode line up for the show that comes from the nine-time Emmy winner, Matthew Weiner. 

New episodes of 'The Romanoffs' will roll out every Friday, the first two installments of it hitting this coming October 12. Being the first anthology series for Amazon Prime Video that will roll out on a weekly basis, 'The Romanoffs' will be available initially in the original version in over 200 countries and territories, with dubbed foreign language versions coming in early 2019.

The drama - created, written, directed and executive produced by Weiner (Mad Men) - features eight separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family. Set in seven countries around the globe, 'The Romanoffs' was shot on location in three continents collaborating with local productions and creative talent across Europe, the Americas, and the Far East. Each story takes place in a new location with a new cast.

A still from The Romanoffs' episode, In the Violet Hour.
A still from The Romanoffs' episode, In the Violet Hour.

The first episode, 'The Violet Hour’ stars Marthe Keller, Aaron Eckhart, Ines Melab and Louise Bourgoin and the second story, 'The Royal We,' starring Corey Stoll, Kerry Bishe, Janet Montgomery and Noah Wyle.  In addition to the first look images, Amazon Prime Video also released further details including show title and cast featured in each of the weekly installments.

Here's all you need to look out for in each episode of the series.

The Violet Hour -- Premieres on Friday, October 12
Set in Paris, an ancestral home holds the key to a family’s future.
Starring Aaron Eckhart, Marthe Keller, Inès Melab and Louise Bourgoin.

The Royal We -- Premieres on Friday, October 12
With their marriage in a rut, a couple finds their own temptations.
Starring Corey Stoll, Kerry Bishé, Janet Montgomery and Noah Wyle.

House of Special Purpose – Premieres on Friday, October 19
A movie star and a director go head to head in a battle over what is real.
Starring Christina Hendricks, Isabelle Huppert, Jack Huston, Mike Doyle and Paul Reiser.

A still from the episode 'The Violet Hour.'
A still from the episode 'The Violet Hour.'

Expectation – Premieres on Friday, October 26
Over a single day in New York City, a woman is confronted with every lie she ever told.
Starring Amanda Peet, John Slattery, Emily Rudd, Jon Tenney, Mary Kay Place, and Michael O’Neill.

Bright and High Circle – Premieres on Friday, November 2
A trusted friend under suspicion tests the loyalties of a tightly-knit community.
Starring Diane Lane, Ron Livingston, Andrew Rannells, Cara Buono and Nicole Ari Parker.

Panorama – Premieres on Friday, November 9
In Mexico City, an idealistic reporter falls in love with his mysterious subject.
Starring Juan Pablo Castañeda, Radha Mitchell and Griffin Dunne.

Still from the episode, The Violet Hour.
Still from the episode, The Violet Hour.

End of the Line – Premieres on Friday, November 16
On a trip abroad to pursue their legacy, a couple faces destruction.
Starring Kathryn Hahn, Jay R. Ferguson, Annet Mahendru and Clea Duvall.

The One That Holds Everything – Premieres on Friday, November 23
The story that circles the globe, a man tries to escape a family curse, and stars Hugh Skinner, Adèle Anderson, Hera Hilmar, Ben Miles and JJ Feild.