Charter Communication’s Spectrum Original and ITV are partnering up to co-produce a new Hitchcokialn thriller limited series. The series will also feature Golden Globe award recipient Joanne Froggatt. Froggatt is widely known for her role in the British periodic drama ‘Downton Abbey’. The series is titled, ‘Angela Black‘. And, Froggatt will be seen in the lead playing the titular role. Moreover, Angela Black is produced by Fleabag creators, Two Brother Pictures (Harry and Jack Williams). The duo also created ITV’s Liar, which starred Froggatt too. Craig Viveiros will be directing the show.
The six-part limited series will follow the life of Angela Black, a woman who is frequently tortured by his husband, Oliver. However, things take a turn when Angela is approached by a private Investigator, Ed. Ed finds out about Oliver’s past secrets and decided to help Angela. But, the question is, will Angela be able to live her life normally, leaving her old life behind?
Cast And Crews Thought On The Series
Joanne Froggatt spilled her thoughts on the show and working again with William Brother. She said that she is honored to be working with Two Brother Pictures again. Following this, she talked about the story. Clearly, it was evident that she is highly impressed with the story.
She said that this important and timely story is something she’s never read before. She also told how Angela is a complex and intriguing character. And, how people will be drawn to her heart-breaking and vulnerable journey.
The head of Spectrum Originals, Katherine Pope talked about the series as well. She said Angela Black is a rare series. Moreover, she defined the show as a slick, twisty thriller that keeps the audience guessing. However, it will also keep digging on issues such as control and manipulation. With the William brothers in charge and Joanne Froggatt in the lead show, Pope can’t imagine any better team.
Jack and Henry Williams also shared their thoughts. The duo mentioned how thrilled they are to work with Joanne again. They also told that Angela Black is very different from their former works.
Angela Black follows the life of a young woman in London whose life seems too perfect. But, sadly, behind the veil, she is a victim of domestic abuse by her husband, Oliver. After she encounters Ed, a private investigator, she gets to know about her husband’s dark secrets. After gaining knowledge of her husband’s secrets, will she able to continue her life? Will Angela be able to trust Oliver again?
A lot of questions will be answered after the series premiere. But, we will definitely watch a woman fighting with her fears and coming out as a new human being.
The show will star Joanne Froggatt as Angela Black, Michiel Huisman as Angela’s husband, Oliver, and Samuel Adewunmi will play Ed.