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The first season of The Great largely lived up the title, cataloguing how Catherine The Great () first arrived in Russia and began her slow rise to power as the wife of mercurial Emperor Peter ( ). With the addition of as Catherine's mother, it has the potential to reach beyond that.
Created byco-writer Tony McNamara, the second season will pick up (spoiler alert if you've yet to watch the first) where we left off, with Catherine making her first attempt to seize control of the country.
Anderson will be Joanna, a glamorous socialite from Germany, sometimes also known as the “maestro of marriage” for her abilities to arrange high profile partnerships for her daughters. She has heard rumors of her daughter’s coup and come to Russia to see it for herself. Though the apple of Catherine’s eye and a doting mother, it soon becomes clear Johanna has more sinister intentions to save her family’s reputation...
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Now this is a night we want to see.Set in Berlin, the movie centres on hapless taxi driver Max (Kenzari, who played Jafar in Guy Ritchie's live-action take on the Disney animation) and Maggie (Jacobs), the young woman he picks up one evening.
, , Gwilym Lee, Charity Wakefield, , Sacha Dhawan, Bayo Gbadamosi and Jamie Demetriou are also in the cast for the series, which has yet to confirm a date for the second run of episodes.
Gillian Anderson suffered 'mini breakdowns' after The X-Files .
Gillian Anderson suffered 'mini breakdowns' after The X-Files The actress admitted her alien-hunting role took so much out of her she felt her TV and film career was over when the show ended after nine seasons in 2002. She has since returned for a film and two extra seasons, which ran from 2016 to 2018.