The first season of The Gilded Age was just the beginning of a world that’s expected to last very long!
The series from “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes was an instant success on HBO.
Premise: Set in 1882 New York City, the series follows several interwoven storylines about the conflict between old and new money in the titular economic boom period. Among them, young Marian Brook (Louisa Jacobson) moves from rural Pennsylvania to New York City after the death of her father to live with her thoroughly old money aunts Agnes van Rhijn (Christine Baranski) and Ada Brook (Cynthia Nixon). Accompanied by Peggy Scott (Denée Benton), an aspiring writer seeking a fresh start, Marian inadvertently becomes enmeshed in a social war between one of her aunts and her new money neighbors, a ruthless railroad tycoon and his ambitious wife, George (Morgan Spector) and Bertha Russell (Carrie Coon).
Season 2 is currently filming and they’re excited to show fans what the cast and crew been up to.
The first season of ‘The Gilded Age’ is the beginning of an epic story that introduced a fascinating world full of intriguing characters,” said Erin Underhill, president of Universal Television.
The series just won at the Emmy’s, although the show didn’t win any major categories, the show is one to watch for season 2!