Amazon Prime Video and ITV Jan. 3 announced they plan to produce The Widow, an eight-episode Prime Original and ITV series, starring Kate Beckinsale.
The series is written by Harry and Jack Williams.
“The Widow” follows Georgia Wells (Beckinsale), who has cut herself off from her previous life. After seeing her “late” husband on the news, she seeks the truth about her past, taking her into the African Congo.
The show will distributed globally by all3media International and will premiere on ITV in the United Kingdom and on Prime Video in the United States and in more than 200 countries and territories.
“We are thrilled to continue our existing relationship with Kate Beckinsale on the heels of her incredible performances in Amazon Studios’ critically acclaimed films,” said Brad Beale, VP, worldwide TV content acquisition, Amazon Prime Video. “Harry and Jack Williams have created a powerful story, which will be brought to life by one of the world’s most talented actresses, and we are excited to bring this thrilling series to Prime members around the world.”