Starz confirmed the much-awaited renewal of the critically-acclaimed series The Serpent Queen for season 2. The news came before the last episode of the first season debuts. Season 1 of the show got a highly favorable response from the audience, with a 100 percent score from critics on Rotten Tomatoes and an average audience score of 87 percent, it garnered a certified fresh rating.
The series is an adaptation of the book by Leonie Frieda, Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France. It centers on the “most unlikely, most powerful and longest-serving queens in French history,” Queen Catherine de Medici (Morton).
Justin Haythe (The Lone Ranger) is the writer and executive producer. Executive producing the show is Francis Lawrence (The Hunger Games) and Erwin Stoff (The Matrix, Edge of Tomorrow). The executive in charge of the series for STARZ is Kathryn Tyus-Adair, Senior Vice President, Original Programming, and the executive overseeing Lionsgate Television is Courtney Mock. Lionsgate Television and 3 Arts Entertainment produce The Serpent Queen for STARZ.
“‘The Serpent Queen'” is distinctly modern, darkly comedic, and completely unexpected,” said Kathryn Busby, President, Original Programming, STARZ, in a press release. “Catherine De Medici’s story is the perfect complement to our female-forward slate, and Samantha Morton’s brilliant portrayal of this ruthless, charming, and savvy queen anchors the whole production. We’re thrilled to unveil more of her incredible life and reign in season two, which promises to be even more provocative and sublime.”
Catherine's story has only just begun. Prepare yourselves for Season 2, #SerpentSquad! #TheSerpentQueen pic.twitter.com/0tQsoHYjVW
— The Serpent Queen (@serpentqueen) October 27, 2022
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About The Serpent Queen TV Show
Considered an immigrant, common and plain, Catherine de Medici is married into the 16th century French court as an orphaned teenager expected to bring a fortune in dowry and produce many heirs, only to discover that her husband is in love with an older woman, her dowry is unpaid and she’s unable to concieve. Yet, only with her intelligence and determination, she manages to keep her marriage alive and masters the bloodsport that is the monarchy better than anyone else, ruling France for 50 years.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
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