Carrie Coon (The Leftovers, Fargo) has joined upcoming US drama The Gilded Age, replacing Amanda Peet, due to scheduling issues.
The Julian Fellowes drama is billed as an ‘American Downton‘ …..“an epic tale of the princes of the American Renaissance and the vast fortunes made – and spent – in late 19th century New York.”
The cast also includes Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Morgan Spector, Denée Benton, Louisa Jacobson, Taissa Farmiga, Blake Ritson, Simon Jones, Harry Richardson, Thomas Cocquerel and Jack Gilpin.
The series was originally announced for NBC as far back as 2013 and due to screen in 2018. With production shutdown it is now flagged to begin filming in the US Fall.
The Gilded Age is due to screen in Australia on 10.