Further cast announced for Hooten
Ahead of the series premiere on Sky 1 this autumn, we are thrilled to announce a host of British talent including Anton Lesser (Game Of Thrones, Endeavour), Vincent Regan (Undercover, Atlantis) and Olivia Grant (Indian Summers, Grayson's Law) will guest star in hotly anticipated new action adventure drama, Hooten & The Lady.
They join series leads Michael Landes (CSI, Love Soup) and Ophelia Lovibond (Elementary, W1A), as well as and the previously announced cast Jane Seymour (Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman), Jessica Hynes (W1A), Shaun Parkes (Da Vinci's Demons) and Jonathan Bailey (Broadchurch). Other names set to star in the eight-part drama include Joanna Scanlan (The Thick Of It), Angel Coulby (Merlin), Enzo Cilenti (Game Of Thrones), Michael Obiora (Fortitude) and Kierston Wareing (Eastenders).
Hooten & The Lady follows the nail-biting escapades of maverick adventurer, Hooten, who teams up with fearless historical expert Lady Alexandra to travel the globe in search of hidden treasures from the past such as the mythical Amazonian golden City of Z to the Buddha's missing scroll and the tomb of Alexander the Great.
Each hour-long episode follows the unlikely duo on an epic new adventure through jungles, deserts and underground cities, transporting viewers to exotic locations around the world including Rome, Cambodia, Moscow and the Caribbean.
Commissioned for Sky 1 by Anne Mensah and Cameron Roach, Hooten & The Lady is produced by Red Planet Pictures and the lead director will be Colin Teague. It is executive produced by Tony Jordan and Simon Winstone for Red Planet Pictures and Cameron Roach for Sky, with Caroline Levy as series producer. It will be distributed by Sky Vision and is set to air on Sky 1 this autumn.