After a huge wait of 16 years, Emily Blunt is returning to the big screen with the upcoming western drama series ‘The English’. Blunt made her acting debut with a television movie titled ‘Bouda’ and her last major television role came in 2006 with ‘Gideon’s Daughter’. Since then, the British actor has been a force to be reckoned with in the film industry and has delivered several award-worthy performances.
As far as the series is concerned, the Amazon series primarily focuses on the life of an Englishwoman named Cornelia Locke (Blunt) who arrives in the West in 1890 and seeks revenge on a man she sees as responsible for the death of her daughter. son. On her journey, she meets a former Cavalry Scout and member of the Pawnee Nation who helps her find that man. However, things get really intense as they navigate the violent landscapes built on dreams and blood.
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The upcoming western series looks like a worthy addition to the genre, which already has stellar shows like ‘Yellowstone’, ‘Billy the Kid’ and ‘1883’. On the other hand, Emily Blunt’s involvement makes things even more interesting. Here’s everything you need to know about the Amazon series.
When will ‘The English’ be released?
The western drama will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, November 11 at 12:01 pm EST. Meanwhile, in the UK, the series will air on BBC Two. ‘The English’ is a drama co-produced between Amazon Prime Video and BBC Two.
How can you watch ‘The English’?
Viewers can watch the western series exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. On the other hand, people in the UK can watch the show on BBC Two.
People can download the Amazon Prime Video app from Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store to watch their favorite shows.
Who is acting in ‘The English’?
‘The English’ sees Emily Blunt returning to TV after 16 long years and will play Cornelia Locke in the series. Meanwhile, Chaske Spencer will be seen playing the character of Eli Whipp.
Other actors appearing on the show include Stephen Rea (Robert Marshall), Valerie Pachner (Martha Myers), Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, Tom Hughes, Ciaran Hinds and Malcolm Storry.
What is the plot of ‘The English’?
The official synopsis reads: “The series takes the central themes of identity and revenge to tell an exceptionally compelling parable about race, power and love. An aristocratic Englishwoman, Lady Cornelia Locke (Emily Blunt), and a former Pawnee cavalry scout, Eli Whipp (Chaske Spencer), come together in 1890s Central America to traverse a violent landscape built on dreams and blood. Both have a clear sense of their destiny, but neither is aware that it is rooted in a shared past. They must face increasingly terrifying obstacles that will test them to their limits, physically and psychologically. But as each obstacle is overcome, it brings them closer to their final destination – the new town of Hoxem, Wyoming. It is here, following an investigation by local sheriff Robert Marshall (Stephen Rea) and young widow Martha Myers (Valerie Pachner) into a series of bizarre and gruesome unsolved murders, that the full extent of their intertwined history will truly be understood. they will come face to face with the future they must live in.”
What’s the latest buzz around Amazon Prime Video’s western drama?
The British Film Institute recently announced the titles that will be screened at this year’s London Film Festival and the line-up has included ‘The English’ as well. The upcoming series will have its world premiere during the event and the first two episodes will air.