'Britannia' to stream on Amazon in the US Jan. 26

Kelly Reilly Britannia

Kelly Reilly Britannia

All nine episodes of original drama series Britannia will premiere Friday, January 26 on Amazon Prime Video.

The show's main cast includes several familiar faces from genre media of yore, including The Walking Dead's David Morrissey, Sherlock Holmes' Kelly Reilly, Star Wars' Ian McDiarmid, Pirates of the Caribbean's Mackenzie Crook, and Harry Potter's Zoe Wanamaker.

Filmed in Prague and Wales, the series was produced by Vertigo Films in association with Neal Street Productions with series EPs being James Richardson from Vertigo, Nicolas Brown from Neal Street Productions (Penny Dreadful), Jez Butterworth and Anne Thomopoulos. Britannia season one was directed by Sheree Folkson (Call the Midwife, Hit and Miss), Luke Watson (Ripper Street, Shameless), Christoph Schrewe (Borgia, Criminal Minds), and Susan Tully (Grange Hill, EastEnders).

Created by long-time British screenwriter Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem, Spectre), Tom Butterworth and James Richardson, Britannia is the first production between Amazon Studios and Sky Atlantic, the series will be considered an Amazon Prime Original in the States and a Sky Original Production in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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