EXCLUSIVE: Howards End star Joseph Quinn is in advanced talks to join Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke in the cast of HBO and Sky’s upcoming mini-series Catherine The Great.
Quinn will play the role of Catherine’s son and heir, Prince Paul.
Oscar-winner - Mirren - Century - Russian - Monarch
Oscar-winner Mirren will star as the iconic 18th Century Russian monarch who ruled for 30 years. Written by Nigel Williams (Elizabeth) and directed by Philip Martin (The Crown), the four-parter looks at Catherine at the end of her reign and her affair with Grigory Potemkin, who will be played by Zero Dark Thirty star Jason Clarke. Mirren and Clarke are the only cast reported before today.