Star World to premiere American biographical miniseries drama ‘Fosse/Verdon’
MUMBAI: English GEC Star World is set to premiere American biographical miniseries drama ‘Fosse/Verdon’ on 29th July at 9 pm. The drama series is part of the channel’s primetime showcase S.T.A.G.E’ (Shows. That. Are. Gonna. Explode.).
Created by Golden Globe Award nominee, Steven Levenson of Masters of Sex and Wayward Pines fame, Fosse/Verdon is based on the book – Fosse and is a biography of popular theatre icons, Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon.
Sweeping the limited series category with a whopping 17 nominations at the prestigious 71st Emmy Awards, the series explores the romantic and creative partnership between Fosse, theatre’s most influential choreographer-director, and Gwen, the greatest Broadway dancer. With underlying musical elements, the show beautifully portrays the professional and personal relationship of the two lovers.
Starring in this television masterpiece are Academy Award winner, Sam Rockwell of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri fame and four-time Academy Award nominee, Michelle Williams of Brokeback Mountain, All the Money in the World and Manchester by the Sea fame who have both been lauded for their stellar performances on the series.
The actors who have delivered ample power to their roles have also been nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Lead Actress categories respectively at the 71st Emmy Awards this year.