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Maria Friedman joins Paloma Faith in reimagining of Dangerous Liaisons

Former EastEnders actress on star-studded cast including Michael McElhatton and Lesley Manville

Maria Friedman and Paloma Faith
Maria Friedman and Paloma Faith

Stage star and former EastEnders actress Maria Friedman joins Paloma Faith and Michael McElhatton in a star-studded cast for a reimagining of Dangerous Liaisons.

Based on Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’ classic 18th century novel, the Starz original series also features Lesley Manville, Kosar Ali, Alice Englert, Nicholas Denton, Nathanael Saleh, Hilton Pelser and Mia Threapleton.

The hotly-anticipated drama tells the origin story of how the Marquise de Merteuil (Englert) and the Vicomte de Valmont (Denton) meet as passionate young lovers in Paris on the eve of revolution. Driven to right the wrongs of their past, we follow as the couple rises from the slums of Paris and scale the heights of the French aristocracy, seducing and manipulating both the nobility and each other to survive.

Lesley Manville

Friedman plays Berthe, an effervescent dressmaker for the great and good of Paris.

Tony Krantz (24, Blood & Oil) will executive produce alongside Colin Callender (Wolf Hall), Bethan Jones (Les Misérables), Scott Huff (The Missing) and Christopher Hampton (The Father), while Barney Reisz serves as series producer.

 

 

 

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