Starz has anointed a successor to The White Queen. The network announced Tuesday that is has greenlit The White Princess, a sequel to the 2013 miniseries based on Philippa Gregory’s historical novels.
The eight-episode follow-up, which is currently in pre-production, will conclude the story of England’s War of the Roses and chronicle the rise of the House of Tudor through the tumultuous marriage between Princess Elizabeth of York and King Henry Tudor.
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Emma Frost is returning to serve as showrunner and will executive produce alongside Gregory, Colin Callender, and Michele Buck. Lachlan MacKinnon is on board as producer.
Freya Mavor and Michael Marcus played Elizabeth of York and Henry Tudor in The White Queen, but casting information for Princess has yet to be announced.