Starz has greenlit “The White Princess,” a sequel to the award-winning 2013 event series “The White Queen” based on Philippa Gregory’s best-selling novel.
The eight-episode limited series is currently in pre-production and will center on the War of the Roses as told from a female perspective. Set in 1485, it follows the rise of the House of Tudor and the rocky marriage between Princess Elizabeth of York and King Henry Tudor.
When rumors arise that Elizabeth’s long-lost brother Prince Richard is alive and hoping to take back the throne, she must choose a side. The novel is the fifth in The Cousins’ War book series. The second and third novels – “The Red Queen” and “The Lady of the Rivers” – were incorporated into the previous series while the fourth – “The Kingmaker’s Daughter” – is a prequel to those events.
Emma Frost will return as showrunner and executive producer alongside Gregory, Lachlan MacKinnon, Colin Callender and Michele Buck as producers.
Source: The Live Feed