Amazon Original Series "The Romanoffs," Created by Matthew Weiner, Assembles Creative Team
Award-winning team joining Weiner includes 14 Mad Men alum; contemporary anthology series set around the globe will debut on Amazon Prime Video next year
Amazon Original Series The Romanoffs, created, written, directed and executive produced by nine-time Emmy award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), and co-produced with Weinstein Television, has assembled its creative team for the season. The accomplished collaborators include Executive Producer/Writer Semi Chellas (Mad Men), Co-Executive Producers Kriss Turner Towner (The Bernie Mac Show), Blake McCormick (Mad Men), and Kathy Ciric (Z: The Beginning of Everything), along with Consulting Producers/Writers Andre Jacquemetton (Mad Men) and Maria Jacquemetton (Mad Men).
The series behind-the-scenes creative team includes an array of consummate artists, including Director of Photography Chris Manley (Mad Men), Costume Designers Janie Bryant (Mad Men) and Wendy Chuck (Spotlight), Production Designers Emmy award winner Henry Dunn (Mad Men) and Christopher Brown (Mad Men). Hair and make-up heads are Theraesa Rivers (Mad Men) and Lana Horochowski (Mad Men), respectively. The casting team includes Emmy winners Carrie Audino (Mad Men) and Laura Schiff (Mad Men), as well as Kendra Clark (Mad Men).
"It's an honor to be working with these exceptional storytellers and collaborators-many of whom I know from Mad Men - and all of whom are wonderful artists with incredible vision," said Weiner. "We are all looking forward to bringing this unique project to life."
The Romanoffs is a one-hour contemporary anthology series set around the globe featuring separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family. Weiner is set to direct all episodes.
Recently announced stars slated to join the series include Academy Award nominee Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Golden Globe nominee Marthe Keller (Marathon Man), Aaron Eckhart (Sully), Emmy nominated Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Emmy nominated John Slattery (Mad Men), Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire), and Amanda Peet (Togetherness).
The Romanoffs will debut on Prime Video in the U.S. next year. Prime members will be able to stream the series via the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices and online at amazon.com/originals. Members can also download the series to mobile devices for offline viewing at no additional cost to their membership.