Update on release date, cast and more –
The Essex Serpent is an upcoming television series based on the novel of the same name by Sarah Perry.
The series belongs to the Period Drama genre and is written by Anna Symon and directed by Clio Barnard. It stars Clairne Danes, Frank Dillane, Clémence Poésy and Jamael Western.
Essex Serpent Season 1 will have six episodes and will be released on May 13, 2022 on Apple TV+.
The official 02:28 minute trailer was released two weeks ago on YouTube and Apply TV+. Additionally, a 03:14 minute indoor video was posted four days ago.
The Essex Serpent Season 1: Every Update Here
The series’ executive producers are Clio Barnard, Anna Symon, Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta, Patrick Walters, Lain Canning and Emile Sherman. The producer is Andrea Cornwell and the production company is Sea-Saw films.
Filming for The Serpent of Essex began in February 2021 at a number of Essex locations, including Alresford, Brightlingsea, North Fambridge and Maldon, as well as across London, including Gordon Square in Bloomsbury. Filming for the first season wrapped on June 27, 2021.
‘The Serpent of Essex’ follows London widow Cora Seaborne who moves to Essex to investigate reports of a mythical serpent. She forms a surprising bond with a pastor, but when tragedy strikes the locals accuse her of luring the creatives.
The show is set in 1893 in the fictional village of Aldwinter. When writing the book, Perry drew on her childhood memories of Essex, particularly the town of Maldon.
The Essex Serpent is a 2016 novel belonging to the Victorian period by British author Sarah Perry. The book is Perry’s second novel and was released on May 27, 2016 in the UK through Serpent’s Tail, an imprint of Profile Books.