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Amazon Prime to Debut 'White Dragon' Series Feb. 8

Amazon Prime Video has set a Feb. 8 date for its latest original series, White Dragon, the streaming service announced Wednesday.

The drama stars John Simm (Doctor Who) as a sheltered London professor who tries to unravel the mystery behind his wife's sudden death, said Amazon officials. 

The eight-episode series also stars Anthony Wong (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor), Emilia Fox (Merlin), Katie Leung (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Tim McInnerny (Game of Thrones), Anthony Hayes (Mystery Road) and Dervla Kirwan (Doctor Who.)

R. Thomas Umstead
R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.