Hey fans of Greek mythology, we bring good news. Netflix has announced the main cast and released a synopsis of its new series on Olympus, with Hugh Grant as Zeus.
Hugh Grant, Janet McTeer, Cliff Curtis, David Thewlis, Killian Scott, Micah Butler, Layla Farzad, Nabhan Radwan, Raki Ayola and Stanley Townsend have been confirmed to star in the series. legendary epic MessAnd the The new series of Charlie Coffel for Netflix, which will begin production later this summer.
The series will consist of eight episodes, and was created and written by Covell, and produced by the global content company sister s National anthem. Georgie Banks Davis Confirmed as Principal Director and Executive Producer, and Runyararo Mapfumo On board the project to direct the second block.
The series is presented as bold and dark A Contemporary View of Greek Mythologywhich explores love, power and life in the underworld. Nothing would be sacred in Kovel’s reimagining of Greek mythology. Except for the betrayal and arrogance of a group of fickle deities and their cosmic machinations.
Grant will play, no more and no less, the insecure and vengeful Zeus. A god who had enjoyed his “king of the gods” status for a long time, until he woke up one morning to discover a wrinkle on his forehead. Neurosis catches him and leads him down a dangerous and paranoid path. He convinces himself that his downfall is near and begins to see signs of him everywhere.
Many people will join forces in the battle against Zeus
On the other hand, brother of Zeus, Hades (Thewlis), the god of the underworld, secretly loses control of his dark realm. The dead waiting to be treated pile up and everyone starts to feel anxious. Hira McTeer, queen of the gods, rules Earth – and Zeus – in her own way. But her power and freedom are threatened by Zeus’s paranoia, forcing her to act, while the rebellious son of Zeus, Dionysio(Radwan) is out of control and is on the way of a cosmic collision with his father.
Meanwhile, people on Earth are yearning for change. however, Poseidon Curtis, god of the sea, storms and earthquakes – and horses – cares more about the size of his superyacht and where the next party is than about humanity. Unfortunately for the gods, some of these mortals are beginning to realize this, and will decide to act. concerned people –hateful (Perino), Orpheus (Scott), Canios (butler) and I see Farzad – They come from different walks of life and they are all cosmically connected in the battle against Zeus. Each has a completely different role, and any one of them may be destined to defeat a deity.
“I am so happy to do that MessAnd I can’t think of a more exciting or dynamic team of people to bring all this to life. Georgi and Roniararo are two visionary directors With a delightfully black sense of humor; Covell said I’m happy to work with both. “I think I am still in shock at the news that Hugh Grant has agreed to play Zeus – that was my dream. He leads an amazing cast and we are very proud to have them all.” I can’t wait for filming to start«.
“Charlie’s reinvention of the inner workings of Mount Olympus is totally unexpected and endlessly wonderful”
“We are delighted to have such a wonderful actor and crew to provide Charlie Covel’s unique and contemporary look at the legendary world,” said Klein, who is director of UK series at Netflix. «gay and dark, Mess It will entertain, entertain and move you at the same time«.
Sister’s Featherstone and Fry added, “Forget everything you think you know about Greek mythology, because Charlie’s reinvention of the inner workings of Mount Olympus is Totally unexpected and infinitely wonderful. With Hugh Grant as Zeus, King of the Gods, and talented director Georgie Banks Davis and Roniararu Mapfumo, the mythical world in which he and his companions of the gods live will be brought to life in an epic way.”
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