The series is made up of eight, hour-long episodes, each with a standalone story. Every episode tells the story of people in contemporary times who believe they are descendants of the imperial family that ruled Russia from 1613 to 1917.
Weiner will direct every installment and executive produces alongside Semi Chellas, Harvey Weinstein, and David Glasser. Weinstein Co. produces with Amazon Studios.
Eckhart is best known for his roles in The Dark Knight, Thank You for Smoking, Erin Brockovich, and In the Company of Men. More recently he has starred in Sully opposite Tom Hanks, Bleed for This, and Olympus Has Fallen.
Eckhart is repped by CAA.
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