Starz Sets Premiere Date For 'Magic City', Encore To Air British Mini 'Crimson Petal'

Starz’s new period drama Magic City, set at a Miami Beach hotel in 1959, will premiere on Friday, April 6, the network announced at TCA today. It stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan as the hotel’s owner.

Meanwhile, sibling Encore will air the four-part BBC miniseries The Crimson Petal And The White, an adaptation of Michel Faber’s bestselling novel. It will make its U.S. debut March 6. The psychological thriller set in the underbelly of Victorian-era London stars Romola Garai (Atonement) and Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids), with Gillian Anderson (The X-Files), Shirley Henderson (Harry Potter) and Richard E. Grant (Withnail and I).

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