February 27, HBO Max becomes Max and will bring extraordinary stories for everyone with a collection of content that defines the highest quality in entertainment in all genres and formats, such as the original productions of the HBO brand.
With this, Max announces the launch of the new miniseries The Regime, the first original HBO production to premiere on the platform. Starring the Oscar winner Kate Winsletwritten by Will Tracy and directed by Stephen Frears and Jessica Hobbsthe miniseries will premiere Sunday, March 3 at 11 pm ARG on Max and HBO.
What The Regime is about
The dark comedy miniseries tells the story of life within the walls of a modern authoritarian regime as it begins to crumble. After spending quite some time without leaving the palace, Chancellor Elena Vernham (Kate Winslet) has become increasingly paranoid and unstable when she turns to a volatile soldier, Herbert Zubak (Matthias Schoenaerts), as an unexpected confidant. As Zubak’s influence over the chancellor continues to grow, Elena’s attempts to expand her power eventually result in the fracture of both the palace and the country around her.
Kate Winslet leads an all-star cast, including Matthias Schoenaerts, Guillaume Gallienne, Andrea Riseborough, Martha Plimpton and Hugh Grant.
Executive producers are Will Tracy, who also serves as showrunner and writer, Frank Rich, Tracey Seaward, Kate Winslet, Stephen Frears and Jessica Hobbs. The writers are Seth Reiss, Sarah DeLappe, Gary Shteyngart, Jen Spyra and Juli Weiner.
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