'The Romanoffs' recap: A look at ancestral fortune and failing marriages before moving on to 'House of Special Purpose'

We will be seeing the third episode titled 'House of Special Purpose' featuring Christina Hendricks, Isabelle Huppert, Jack Huston, Mike Doyle and Paul Reiser.


                            'The Romanoffs' recap: A look at ancestral fortune and failing marriages before moving on to 'House of Special Purpose'

After having watched the first two episodes of Matthew Weiner's anthology 'The Romanoffs' we can prepare ourselves for another episode about the people who think they are the descendants of the Russian royal family, Romanovs. In the last two episodes, we saw, Anushka Romanoff  (Marthe Keller), an old, Islamophobic and a hypochondriac happily giving her nephew, Greg (Aaron Eckhart), to her in-home caregiver, Hajar Azim (Inès Melab). Meanwhile shattering Greg's girlfriend or shall we call his ex-girlfriend, Sophie's (Louis Bourgoin) dream to live in her apartment after she died. 

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In the second episode, Weiner took in the world of complications in the marriage between a Romanoff by birth and a Romanoff by marriage, Michael and Shelly. Even though they were not happy in the marriage, their world collapsed with adultery and Michael's attempt to kill Shelly. However, Shelly got back to in her senses and left Michael for good. 

We will be seeing the third episode titled 'House of Special Purpose' featuring Christina Hendricks, Isabelle Huppert, Jack Huston, Mike Doyle and Paul Reiser. 

L-R: Christina Hendricks and Isabelle Huppert in “House of Special Purpose."
L-R: Christina Hendricks and Isabelle Huppert in “House of Special Purpose."

This episode will see a movie star played by Christina Hendricks and a director played by Isabelle Huppert, go head to head in a battle over what is real. “House of Special Purpose,” written by Mary Sweeney and Matthew Weiner, also stars Jack Huston, Mike Doyle and Paul Reiser alongside Hendricks and Huppert.

Christina and Weiner have worked together in 'Mad Men' and are an amazing duo, let's see what does the duo bring to their viewers, with this third installment of 'The Romanoffs'. 

The third episode releases on October 19 on Amazon Prime Videos.