Hugh Grant has joined the cast for the HBO limited series ‘The Palace,’ where he will be starring opposite Kate Winslet.
Grant will appear in the series in a guest-starring role. Alongside Winslet, previously announced cast members include Matthias Schoenaerts and Andrea Riseborough. Character details are being kept firmly under wraps.
The drama is said to “tell the story of one year within the walls of the palace of an authoritarian regime as it begins to unravel.”
Will Tracy serves as writer, executive producer, and showrunner on “The Palace.” Stephen Frears will direct and executive produce, with Winslet executive producing in addition to starring. Frank Rich and Tracey Seaward also executive produce, with Seth Reiss, Juli Weiner, Jen Spyra, Gary Shteyngart, and Sarah DeLappe also writing for the series.
Grant received both an Emmy and Golden Globe nomination for his work on the show ‘The Undoing’ in which he starred opposite Nicole Kidman. His other TV credits include “A Very English Scandal,” for which he also got Emmy and Golden Globe nods.