Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in Showtime’s Melrose

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Benedict Cumberbatch is set to star in Showtime’s upcoming miniseries Melrose, a five-part drama based on Edward St. Aubyn’s novels. The show follows the titular character Patrick Melrose, an alcoholic who had a traumatic childhood. Melrose will have three different settings: 1960’s France, 1980’s New York, and the 2000s in Britain. Cumberbatch, Adam Ackland, Rachael Horovitz, and Michael Jackson will produce the series. The drama is set to air on Sky Atlantic and Showtime.

Source: Screendaily

 

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