'Carnival Row': Director Paul McGuigan Replaced on Amazon's Orlando Bloom Drama (Exclusive)

Amazon has parted ways with Paul McGuigan, the director of its upcoming fantasy series Carnival Row.

The streaming service has tapped English filmmaker Jon Amiel to replace McGuigan (Luke Cage), who was originally set to helm and executive produce the drama starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne. While Amiel is best known for writing and directing the 2009 Charles Darwin biopic Creation, his television credits include The Tudors, Halt and Catch Fire, Hemlock Grove, Marco Polo, Outsiders and Wisdom of the Crowd.

Carnival Row, which began production last month and is set for a 2019 release, is an eight-episode Neo-Victorian noir from Legendary Television. The project, first...

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