Sister Dakota Fanning, actress El Fanning, who played in the new film with Peter Dinkleiding, now preparing to play Catherine the Great, which in parallel, by the way, will play the British diva Helen Mirren.
The role of Peter III went to Nicholas Holt, recently celebrated in another costume drama “Favorite” by Jörgos Lantimos. In addition, Fanning can act as a producer of the project along with screenwriter Tony McNamara, reports Deadline.
It is noted that the company is engaged in a multi-series project Hulu, which is now seriously discussing the order of the pilot episode. Produce the series studio MRC, responsible for such shows as “House of Cards” and “Ozark.”
The series will tell about the uneasy relations of Catherine II Great, she is Sofia Augusta Frederika Anhalt-Zerbstskaya (Fanning) and Peter III. At a young age she was introduced to her future husband, with whom they married, when she turned 16, and he was 17. The marriage was based on political calculation, so the couple got their lovers, despite the birth of Paul’s son, and later the tense situation at court to coup and murder.