ITV has announced the full ensemble cast for The Frankenstein Chronicles, the six-episode period drama starring Game of Thrones alum Sean Bean.
A reimagining of the classic Frankenstein story, the series is set in 1827 London, where police inspector John Marlott (Bean) happens upon a disturbing body washed up on the shore of the Thames. He discovers the corpse has been assembled from various body parts in a fashion so vile that the inspector gets charged with determining the monstrosity’s origin.
According to Deadine, Bean will be joined Anna Maxwell Martin (Philomena, The Bletchley Circle), Charlie Creed-Miles (Peaky Blinders), Ed Stoppard (The Musketeers), Elliot Cowan (Da Vinci’s Demons), Hugh O’Conor (Killing Bono), Joe Tucker (Bronson), Kate Dickie (Game of Thrones), Lalor Roddy (Hunger), Patrick Fitzsymons (Game of Thrones), Richie Campbell (Lewis), Robbie Gee (Young Dracula), Ryan Sampson (Doctor Who), Samuel West (Mr Selfridge), Shaun Mason (Cilla), Steve Wilson (Ripper Street), Steven Berkoff (Witches Of East End), Stuart Graham (The Fall), Tom Ward (Death Comes to Pemberley) and Vanessa Kirby (Everest).
Created by Barry Langford and Benjamin Ross, The Frankenstein Chronicles is the first original drama for ITV’s subscription channel ITV Encore. Shooting begins Jan. 26 in Northern Ireland.