‘Monarch’: 5 things to know about the musical drama on Fox

Fox’s new drama ‘Monarch’ is one of the most publicized midseason additions to the television landscape. Despite being created by newcomer Melissa London Hilfers, “Monarch” features both the elite of Hollywood and country music.

“Monarch” is a musical drama about the Romans that spans several generations. Dottie and Albie Roman together built a country music empire. The roots of the dynasty, however, are not what they appear to be. Nicky Roman, Roman’s daughter, comes to defend the domination of the dynasty in country music while ensuring her own success. It features Susan Sarandon and Trace Adkins, as well as Anna Friel.

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Everything we know about ‘Monarch’ is included below.

When is ‘Monarch’ coming out

According to official sources, the show will air on Fox on January 30, 2022.

What ‘Monarch’ is about

The official synopsis on Fox says “MONARCH is an epic, multigenerational musical drama about America’s first country music family. In MONARCH, the Romans are passionate and extremely talented, but although their name is synonymous with honesty, the very foundation of This Family success is a lie. When dangerous truths resurface, the Romans’ reign as the country’s kingship is endangered. Nicky Roman, the brilliant and fierce heir to the crown, already battling an industry and a world stacked against her, will stop at nothing to protect her family’s legacy. It’s finally her turn. But is it too late? “

Who plays in the series?

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Oscar winner Susan Sarandon has been cast for Monarch, Fox’s straight-series country music drama. Dottie will be played by Sarandon and Nicky will be played by Anna Friel (Pushing Daisies).
Sarandon has made appearances on several top TV shows, including “Search Party”, “Ray Donovan”, “Rick and Morty”, “30 Rock” and “Rescue Me”. screen. Friel is known for her work on shows such as “The Girlfriend Experience” and “American Odyssey”, in addition to “Pushing Daisies”. Other cast members are Trace Adkins, Iñigo Dominic Lazaro Pascual, and Joshua Sasse.

Showrunner

According to the official website, “Monarch is produced by FOX Entertainment. Screenwriter Melissa London Hilfers is a designer, screenwriter and executive producer. Michael Rauch (“Instinct”, “Royal Pains”) is executive producer and showrunner. Gail Berman and Hend Baghdady (The Jackal Group) and top music director Jason Owen (Sandbox Entertainment) are also executive producers. Jason Ensler (“The Passage”) will direct and serve as executive producer on the series premiere. Adam Anders will serve as executive music producer on ‘Monarch’. The series will contain original music and covers. “

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