Starzplay announced today that the hit U.S. drama series Harlots will return for its eight-episode third season on Friday 11th July with weekly instalments, followed one week later by the box set season one release of the dark high-school, coming of age, series Deadly Class, premiering Friday 19th July exclusively on Starzplay in the UK.
The official trailer for Deadly Class, the 10-part series, which is based on the bestselling 2014 Image Comics graphic novel by Rick Remender and Wes Craig, were also released.
Set in a dark, heightened world against the backdrop of late 80s counter-culture, “Deadly Class” follows the story of Marcus (Benjamin Wadsworth), a teen living on the streets who is recruited into Kings Dominion, an elite private academy where the world’s top crime families send their next generations. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques and his own adolescent uncertainties soon proves to be vital.
Starring Benedict Wong (“Doctor Strange,”), Benjamin Wadsworth (“Teen Wolf”), Lana Condor (“’To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” “XMen: Apocalypse”), María Gabriela de Faría (“Yo Soy Franky,” “Sitiados”), Luke Tennie (“Shock and Awe”), Liam James (“The Way Way Back,” “The Killing”), and Michel Duval (“Señora Acero,” “Queen Of The South”), Deadly Class is a coming of age journey full of ancient mystery and teen angst. Joe Russo and Anthony Russo (Avengers: Infinity War, Captain America: Civil War),will serve as
Harlots’ season three continues to follow the fortunes of the Wells family. Set a year after the dramatic events of season two, Margaret (Samantha Morton) has been sent to America in chains and Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville) is vanquished and in Bedlam. It seems that the Wells girls can finally free themselves of their mother’s feud, helped by allies such as Lady Fitz (Liv Tyler). But Charlotte Wells (Jessica Brown-Findlay) soon learns that running a lucrative brothel brings enemies as well as friends, including new pimp in town Isaac Pincher (Alfie Allen). Meanwhile Lydia still finds a way to bite, even in her darkest hour.
Created by acclaimed playwright and screenwriter, Moira Buffini (Jane Eyre, Tamara Drewe) and Alison Newman (Eastenders, Call the Midwife) and featuring an all-star cast including Samantha Morton (Walking Dead, Fantastic Beasts), Lesley Manville (Hampstead, Mum) , Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey, England Is Mine), Liv Tyler (The Lord Of The Rings) and Alfie Allen (‘Game Of Thrones) who joins this season, Harlots is a powerful drama set against the vibrant, cosmopolitan backdrop of 18th century Georgian London, offering a bold new take on the city’s most valuable commercial activity – sex
The STARZPLAY premium streaming service is available via Prime Video Channels, Virgin Media TV and Apple TV in the UK and gives subscribers access to acclaimed series like “Mr. Mercedes” and the anthology series “The Act” along with its growing selection of exclusive STARZ Originals on the same day they launch in the U.S., including “The Spanish Princess” and “Vida” as well as hit movies like The Hunger Games.