Tom Hiddleston in the footsteps of The Essex Serpent: trailer

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A new big-budget historical series from the Apple TV+ platform, also starring Claire Danes.

Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston will rock Apple TV+ in The Serpent Essexthe new historical series of the streaming network, which unveils its pretty trailer today.

Adapted from the eponymous novel by Sarah Perry, The Essex Serpent is set in Victorian England and follows Cora Seaborne (Danes), a widow from London who moves to Essex County to investigate a legendary snake. She then approaches the village pastor (Hiddleston), even if her scientific convictions come up against his skepticism. And when tragedy befalls the village, the locals accuse Cora of luring the creature.

In the rest of the cast, we will find Frank Dillane, Clémence Poésy and Hayley Squires.

The Essex Serpent, in 6 episodes, is adapted from the eponymous novel by Sarah Perry. The first two episodes will be available Friday, May 13, 2022, followed by one episode each Friday.

The Essex Serpent is a series directed by Clio Barnard and written by Anna Symond. They are also executive producers alongside Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Patrick Walters.

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