Alice Krige (Tyrant) and Jared Harris (The Crown) are set for recurring roles on Carnival Row, Amazon’s eight-episode straight-to-series fantasy drama, from Rene Echevarria, Travis Beacham, Paul McGuigan and Legendary Television.
Carnival Row is described as a fantasy-noir set in a neo-Victorian city. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland have gathered in the city, and tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population. The series follows the investigation into a string of unsolved murders that are eating away at whatever uneasy peace still exists.
Krige will portray Haruspex, a witch-like clairvoyant who warns that a great reckoning is upon the city. Harris plays Absalom Breakspear, the imperious and secretive Chancellor of the Burgue, besieged by political enemies from all sides.
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Krige’s recent credits include starring roles in Netflix’s The OA, Tyrant on FX, the UK drama series The Syndicate and features such as Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World. She’s repped by McKeon/Myones Entertainment and BRS/Gage in the US, and Diamond Management in the UK.
Harris played King George on The Crown and recently appeared on The Expanse and The Terror.
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