Keri Russell has stepped into her next TV lead role.
Netflix has released an upcoming political drama
Trailer for The Diplomat which will American star firmly within the U.S. government. Russell, who also serves as an executive producer, plays Kate Wheeler, the U.S. ambassador to the U.K., who must stop a war in the midst of a marital crisis.
The hour-long series released all eight episodes in April 101.
From Producer Deborah Kahn (The West Wing, Homeland), The Diplomat is a high-stakes contemporary political drama about the relationship between nations and people The transcendence and torment of long-term relationships.
Keri Russell as Kate Wyler and Rufus Sewell as Hal Wheeler diplomat. Alex Bailey/Netflix
trailer (Part 2) Flipping between comedy and politics, the thriller shows Kate’s struggles as she takes over the role previously held by her husband (Rufus Sewell), who shares his work with her whether she likes it or not. many views.
Russell was nominated for three Emmys for his portrayal of Soviet spy Elizabeth Jennings on the acclaimed FX series Homeland Security , recently appeared on at Apple Extrapolations and Cocaine Bear . The Diplomat marks her series’ regular return to television.
The official log line reads: Kate Wyler (Russell) is the new US ambassador to the UK. She should go to Afghanistan. She does a great job in the crisis zone. In a historic home…not so much. War brews on one continent and boils on another. Kate will have to navigate an international crisis, forge strategic alliances in London, and adjust to her new place in the spotlight – all while trying to navigate her marriage to career diplomat and political star Hal Wyler (Sewell) .
David Gyasi, Ali Ahn, Rory Kinnear and Ato Essandoh round out the cast. Cahn, Janice Williams and Russell are executive producers.