‘Carnival Row’ First Look: Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne in Amazon’s Victorian Fantasy — Watch

IndieWire | 6/4/2019 | Staff
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Amazon Prime Video had wanted to revamp its television programming with more must-see, globally appealing shows, such as the action series “Jack Ryan” or the upcoming “Lord of the Rings” series. Perhaps to pave the way for J.R.R. Tolkien, the streaming service will premiere a new fantasy series at the end of summer.

The streamer announced on Monday that the one-hour Amazon Original fantasy drama series “Carnival Row” starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne will premiere on Friday, Aug. 30. A first-look teaser video and a poster were also released to give viewers a taste of what to expect from the genre-bending series.

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Set in a Victorian fantasy world, “Carnival Row” stars Bloom as a stern-looking human detective named Rycroft “Philo” Philostrate whose latest case involves a series of gruesome murders. As if that weren’t bad enough, he’s living in Carnival Row, a refuge for mythological immigrant creatures who’ve fled their original homelands, which were invaded by the empires of man. This creates a tense, uneasy coexistence as the population of these creatures continues to grow.

They’re given harsh restrictions and are forbidden to live, love, or fly with freedom. One of these...
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