Gillian Anderson is joining the cast of “The Great” Season 2 at Hulu.
Anderson will show up in two episodes of the season as Joanna, the mother of Catherine (Elle Fanning). Joanna is a glamorous socialite from Germany, in some cases otherwise called the “maestro of marriage” for her abilities to arrange high profile partnerships for her girls. She has heard rumors of her daughter’s coup and come to Russia to see it for herself. Despite the fact that Catherine’s eye and a doting mother, it before long turns out to be clear Johanna has more sinister intentions to save her family’s reputation.
Alongside Fanning, Season 2 of the arrangement will likewise star Nicholas Hoult, Phoebe Fox, Adam Godley, Gwilym Lee, Charity Wakefield, Douglas Hodge, Sacha Dhawan, Bayo Gbadamosi and Belinda Bromilow.
This denotes the latest in a string of historical figures Anderson has played or will play as of late. It was accounted for in February that she will show up as Eleanor Roosevelt in the impending Showtime anthology series “The First Lady.” That declaration came after her Golden Globe-winning turn as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in Season 4 of “The Crown” at Netflix. Anderson likewise right now stars in the Netflix comedy series “Sex Education.” She is most popular for her starring role in the Fox supernatural procedural “The X-Files,” for which she won an Emmy and a Golden Globe. She likewise got Emmy, Golden Globe, and BAFTA nominations for “Bleak House.”
She is repped by Independent Talent Group and UTA.
“The Great” is a satirical dramedy about the ascent of Catherine the Great from pariah to the longest-reigning female ruler in Russia’s history. The main season was a basic success for Hulu, acquiring Emmy, SAG Award, WGA Award, and Golden Globe nominations.
Tony McNamara made the series and fills in as executive producer. Marian Macgowan, Thruline’s Josh Kesselman and Ron West, Echo Lake’s Brittany Kahan Ward, Doug Mankoff and Andrew Spaulding, Fanning, Hoult, Mark Winemaker, and Matt Shakman likewise leader produce. The series is delivered Civic Center Media in association with MRC Television.