Christina Hendricks is taking a shot at mid-1800s motherhood.
The actress, finest identified for taking part in Joan Holloway on all seven seasons of Mad Men from 2007 to 2015, has joined the solid of an upcoming Apple TV+ sequence based mostly on Edith Wharton‘s unfinished novel The Buccaneers, according to Deadline.
Hendricks is ready to play Mrs. St. George, the mom of buccaneers Nan and Jinny, performed by Kristine Froseth and Imogen Waterhouse, respectively.
“As a lady she was the belle of the ball herself, earlier than she even dreamt of getting cash,” Deadline stated of St. George. “Then when her husband struck gold on Wall Avenue, she discovered herself rich past her wildest desires however in actual hazard of being the form of social-climbing outsider that used to bemuse her.”
Set in London within the 1870s, the sequence options “a group of fun-loving younger American ladies,” in response to the outlet, who assist kick off “an Anglo-American tradition conflict because the land of the stiff higher lip is infiltrated by a refreshing disregard for hundreds of years of custom. Despatched to safe husbands and titles, the buccaneers’ hearts are set on far more than that, and saying ‘I do’ is only the start.”