Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
Lucas Neff, Seana Kofoed, Rory O’Malley
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 24, 2018) – Lifetime’s new straight-to-series scripted show American Princess from Jenji Kohan, Jamie Denbo, and Tara Herrmann, has found its leading wench-in-waiting! Georgia Flood (Anzac Girls, Wentworth Prison) joins the Lifetime series about a socialite who runs off to join a Renaissance Faire after her wedding goes awry. Lucas Neff (Raising Hope, Fear Inc., Downward Dog), Seana Kofoed (Men in Trees, Flaked), Rory O’Malley (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Hamilton) and Mary Hollis Inboden (The Real O’Neals, Here And Now) round out the series cast. Produced by A+E Studios in association with Global Road Entertainment, ten one-hour episodes have been greenlit for production this summer in Los Angeles.
American Princess centers on Amanda (Flood), an Upper East Side socialite who runs away from her own dream wedding when she realizes that the life she thought she wanted, wasn’t actually right after all. When she stumbles upon a Renaissance Faire, she experiences an unexpected awakening, leading her to leave everything she thought she cared about behind. While at the Faire, Amanda quickly develops new friendships, rivalries and romance that opens her eyes to new beginnings.
Neff stars as ‘David,’ a Ren Faire actor who goes by the name “Pizzle Humpsalot,” performing Shakespearean parodies in the mud; Kofoed plays ‘Maggie,’ the venerable Queen Elizabeth at the Faire; Inboden will play the role of ‘Delilah,’ a free-spirited washer wench who befriends Amanda; and O’Malley stars as ‘Brian,’ the Faire’s much-revered Shakespeare.
American Princess is an A+E Studios production in association with Global Road Entertainment and is created, written and executive produced by Denbo (Ronna & Beverly). Kohan (Orange is the New Black, Weeds, GLOW), Herrmann (Orange is the New Black, GLOW) and Mark Burley (Orange is the New Black, GLOW) also executive produce.
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A+E Studios is the studio unit of the award-winning global media company A+E Networks, LLC. A+E Studios creates, produces and distributes high-quality scripted programming across all networks and platforms in the A+E Networks portfolio, including Lifetime®, HISTORY®, Lifetime Movie®, and A&E IndieFilms®, as well as outside buyers. A+E Studios’ slate of programming consists of scripted series, event series and movies, including the Peabody Award-winning UnREAL and upcoming Jenji Kohan-produced series American Princess for Lifetime; the event miniseries ROOTS, the breakout action drama SIX, the new hit series Knightfall, and the recently greenlighted series Project Blue Book for HISTORY, among others. Following its first full production year, A+E Studios received 16 Primetime Emmy® nominations including Outstanding Limited Series for ROOTS.
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Global Road is a preeminent worldwide content studio that develops, finances, produces, acquires, and distributes entertainment content across theatrical, television, digital, and emerging platforms. The company also represents the distribution rights on behalf of third-party films intended for a global audience. Owned by Tang Media Partners, Global Road Entertainment is uniquely positioned to harness its deep resources and experience as a producer, financier, and sales entity to offer the industry and consumer a robust slate of traditional and next generation content.
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