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Richard Gere’s Starrer MotherFatherSon Airing On Starz For America

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Starz has recently announced that they are airing the drama series MotherFatherSon starring Richard Gere this summer. The series was earlier premiered on BBC Two. This is, in fact, Richard Gere’s first TV role, besides Kojak in 1976. MotherFatherSon is a distressing tale of a broken family. The plot centers politics and power along with the associated melancholic events.


MotherFatherSon, The BBC Series

The eight-part drama series created by Tom Rob Smith also stars, Queen fame, Helen McCrory and Billy Howle in the title characters. Other prominent names are Ciarán Hinds and Elena Anaya. The series on BBC Two ran from March to April 2019.

American-born Gere plays the owner of a British newspaper where his son is working as an editor. Gere’s media empire has created political and psychological thrilling events that incorporate drama in the show. The media tycoon, in fact, exploited cryptic issues to add flavor in his news.

The Plot And The Characters Of MotherFatherSon

The flow of the storyline is, however, nothing unusual. Richard Gere plays Max, a self-made American media-centric wheeler-dealer. McCrory played Kathryn. She was once a powerful married woman with all authorities. Max, later divorced her and Kathryn was forced to leave home as well as her son.

Since then, Kathryn survived as a homeless shelter volunteer. Caden (Howle), is the only son of max who runs Max’s UK newspaper, The young boy Caden later failed to fulfill his father’s dreams and ultimately got into drugs, drink and sexual issues.

“MotherFatherSon” will premiere on Starz on June 21, 2019

The Creator Spokes About The Cast

In an interview, Tom Rob Smith talks about his actors:

“It’s not a surprise to me that so many of our cast, like Helen McCrory, have done so much astounding work in the theatre. And I think Richard Gere wanted to do those kinds of scenes too – he performs a two-page monologue in episode two, and he’s spellbinding, it’s a masterclass. And Billy Howle is utterly fearless. So you’ll be seeing some very famous actors while also discovering the next generation of acting superstars”.

Summer Shows On Starz

US premium cable net Starz is all set to premiere six series and films for its summer line-up. It includes film A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love On Election Night and feature film Drunk Parents, and  documentaries The Great Mother, Kleptocrats and Out of Omaha,

All of these summer line ups will be also available for download or streaming via the Starz app. This app lets subscribers access to over 7,500 selections. These options also  include Starz Original shows like “The Spanish Princess,” “Vida” “Outlander” and “Power,”

Peaky blinders, Never Mind the Buzzcock, In the Line of Duty, Harry Potter Series and Royal Wedding are some of the British Tv Shows that are equally popular in America.

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