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‘Mad Men’ Cast Members Follow Weiner to ‘The Romanoffs’

The guest cast for The Romanoffs, created by Matthew Weiner and set to air on Amazon, has been revealed. Following Weiner from his AMC hit drama Mad Men to The Romanoffs are Christina Hendricks and John Slattery.

The Romanoffs is a one-hour anthology drama featuring separate stories about people who believe they are descendants of the Russian royal family. Also on board for the cast is French actress Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire), Amanda Peet (Brockmire, Togetherness) and Marthe Keller (Marathon Man).

Weiner is set to direct all eight episodes. He’ll executive produce the series as well.

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Weinstein Television is co-producing. The Romanoffs will debut on Prime next year.

Amazon secured the project after a big-time bidding battle.

Man Men ran from 2007 to 2015. It won the Emmy for outstanding drama four years in a row.

Hendricks played Joan Holloway on Mad Men. Slattery played Roger Sterling.

The Romanov family, which included Tsar Nicholas II, ruled Russia for over 300 years.

Michael Malone
Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.