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HBO Previews Landscapers and Scenes from a Marriage

HBO has provided Vital Thrills with a first look at its upcoming limited series Landscapers, starring Olivia Colman and David Thewlis, as well as limited series Scenes from a Marriage, starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain.

Inspired by real events, Landscapers tells a unique love story involving a seemingly ordinary British couple who become the focus of an extraordinary investigation when two dead bodies are discovered in the back garden of a house in Nottingham.

HBO Previews Landscapers and Scenes from a Marriage

Will Sharpe directs the exhilarating and darkly funny exploration of love and fantasy, which is created and written by debut screenwriter Ed Sinclair.

The additional cast members of Landscapers are Kate O’ Flynn, Dipo Ola, Samuel Anderson, Karl Johnson, Felicity Montagu and Daniel Rigby.

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Landscapers will air on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. The series is produced by SISTER in association with South of the River Pictures for HBO and Sky Studios.

The executive producers are Jane Featherstone and Chris Fry for SISTER, and Ed Sinclair and Olivia Colman for South of the River Picture. The show is produced by Katie Carpenter and Will Sharpe also serves as executive producer.

From Hagai Levi (HBO’s In Treatment and Our Boys, The Affair), HBO’s five-part limited series Scenes from a Marriage will debut Sunday, September 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). This modern adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s classic Swedish series stars Oscar Isaac (HBO’s Show Me a Hero) and Jessica Chastain (Academy Award nominee for Zero Dark Thirty) and will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max.

A captivating re-examination of the dilemmas probed by the original, the series explores love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage, and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple.

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Mira (Jessica Chastain) is a confident, ambitious tech executive left unfulfilled by her marriage, and Jonathan (Oscar Isaac) is a cerebral and accommodating philosophy professor desperate to keep their relationship intact.

Throughout, Scenes from a Marriage mines the full complexity of Jonathan and Mira as individuals who ultimately know their marriage isn’t being torn apart by any one event or flaw, resulting in a radically honest series that allows the audience to eavesdrop on private conversations between two people torn between feelings of hate and love.

SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE EPISODES

Episode 1 “Innocence and Panic”
Debut Date: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

After a tense day of reflection and disclosure, Mira (Jessica Chastain) and her husband Jonathan (Oscar Isaac) navigate the consequences of unexpected news.

Teleplay by Hagai Levi and Amy Herzog and Directed by Hagai Levi

Episode 2 “Poli”
Debut Date: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

When Mira (Jessica Chastain) returns from a business trip with a crushing revelation, she and Jonathan (Oscar Isaac) struggle to process the complicated aftershock.

Teleplay by and Directed by Hagai Levi

Episode 3 “The Vale of Tears”
Debut Date: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Jonathan (Oscar Isaac) and Mira (Jessica Chastain) share all that they’ve learned since separating, rekindling old connections at the risk of exacerbating dormant wounds

Teleplay by and Directed by Hagai Levi

Episode 4 “The Illiterates”
Debut Date: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Jonathan (Oscar Isaac) and Mira (Jessica Chastain) reconvene, exploring the root of their connection but ultimately finding the source of their animalistic impulses.

Teleplay by and Directed by Hagai Levi

Episode 5 “In the Middle of the Night, in a Dark House, Somewhere in the World”
Debut Date: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10 (9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Synopsis for Episode 5 is forthcoming

Teleplay by Hagai Levi and Amy Herzog and Directed by Hagai Levi


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