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Showtime Announces ‘Couples Therapy: The Covid Special’ (TV News Roundup)

Showtime Announces ‘Couples Therapy: The Covid Special’ (TV News Roundup)

In today’s TV news roundup, Showtime announced the release date for “Couples Therapy: The Covid Special,” and Starz cast German actor Alicia von Rittberg as young Queen Elizabeth in “Becoming Elizabeth.”

Casting

Starz cast Alicia von Rittberg as the lead in the network’s upcoming project, “Becoming Elizabeth.” The eight-episode series tells the story of Queen Elizabeth before she ascends to the throne, unraveling the drama and strategies involved in selecting a successor to King Henry VIII. Von Rittberg, a German actor, has previously acted in such projects as “Fury,” which screened at the London Film Festival; “Our Kind Traitor,” and the Netflix series “Charite.” She is represented by United Agents and Die Agenten in Germany.

First Looks

FX unveiled a new trailer for its three-episode limited series “Black Narcissus,” which premieres Nov. 23 and will be available on FX on Hulu the following day. Based on Rumer Godden‘s novel,

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