Are you prepared for some Dangerous Liaisons?
Starz has the present for you!
The premium cabler on Wednesday launched right now the trailer and key artwork for Dangerous Liaisons, that includes the enduring literary lovers, the Marquise de Merteuil (performed by Alice Englert) and the Vicomte de Valmont (performed by Nicholas Denton).
“Travel back to 1700s Paris to see how Merteuil and Valmont came to be in this bold prelude to this classic story that oscillates between love and war,” the logline teases.
“The beginnings of these two infamous characters will use anything in their power to navigate a world of seduction and deception and to get what they need to survive.”
The collection is about to premiere Sunday, November 6 at midnight on the STARZ app, all STARZ streaming, and on-demand platforms and internationally on the LIONSGATE+ premium streaming platform throughout Europe, Latin America and Japan.
On linear, it’s going to debut on Starz at 9:00 PM ET/PT within the U.S. and Canada.
Starz additionally supplied an expanded logline:
is a daring prelude of Laclos’ basic 18th century novel specializing in the origin story of how his iconic characters, the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, met as passionate younger lovers in Paris on the eve of the revolution.
This trendy tackle a basic story takes audiences by means of marvel and terror, magnificence and degradation, seduction and deception in pre-revolutionary Paris.
Driven to proper the wrongs of their previous, the younger couple’s survival depends upon their expertise of seduction and manipulation of not solely the French the Aristocracy however of one another.
Alice Englert and Nicholas Denton painting the infamous lovers: Camille who’s taken in by the present Marquise de Merteuil (performed by Lesley Manville) navigates her personal path in a world of males, utilizing the facility of secrets and techniques to take again management, and Valmont who will cease at nothing to regain his title that was not too long ago taken from him.
Their on-again off-again love story is the guts of the collection. It’s not love… it’s warfare.
The collection is produced for STARZ by Playground and Flame Ventures in affiliation with Lionsgate Television.
It was created and written by Harriet Warner, who additionally serves as showrunner and government producer.
Check out the trailer under.
Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.