The Veil
GenreThriller
Written bySteven Knight
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
Production companies
  • Love & Squalor Pictures
  • PatMa Productions
  • Di Novi Pictures
  • FXP
Original release
NetworkHulu

The Veil is an upcoming American thriller television limited series written by Steven Knight, produced by FX Productions, and starring Elisabeth Moss and Yumna Marwan. The first two episodes is scheduled to premiere on Hulu on April 30, 2024.[1]

Premise

A thriller series about a potentially deadly game of truth and lies as two women travel from Istanbul to Paris and London, with one of them possessing a secret that the other needs to expose.[2]

Cast

Episodes

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [3]
1"The Camp"[4]Daina ReidSteven KnightApril 30, 2024 (2024-04-30)
2"Crossing the Bridge"[4]Daina ReidSteven KnightApril 30, 2024 (2024-04-30)

Production

The project was announced in August 2022, and marks the fourth series Steven Knight has made with FX Productions. Knight also acts as executive producer. Elisabeth Moss is also executive producer via her Love & Squalor production company for whom Lindsey McManus is also an executive producer. Denise Di Novi and Nina Tassler of PatMa Productions also executive produce.[5][6]

Casting

Elisabeth Moss was confirmed in the lead role in August 2022.[7] Moss has stated that developing an authentic British accent and practicing the action and stunt choreography to make her character believable was more challenging than any previous role. She started learning the accent several months before filming began. [8]

In February 2023, Josh Charles, Dali Benssalah, and Yumna Marwan joined the cast.[9] In March 2023, Haluk Bilginer was added to the cast.[10] The cast also includes Alec Secareanu, Thibault de Montalembert, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, James Purefoy, Joana Ribeiro, Phill Langhorne, Dan Wyllie, Aron von Andrian, and Dali Benssalah.[11]

Filming

Filming took place in Turkey, which wrapped in March 2023. Other filming locations include Paris and London.[12] Filming took place in Kent, England in May 2023, with locations including Canterbury Cathedral.[13]

Release

The series will be shown on Hulu in the United States, premiering on April 30, 2024 with a two episode premiere,[1][14] Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ under the Star banner internationally.[15] The show will reportedly consist of six episodes, concluding on May 28, 2024 with episodes being released weekly. [16]

References

  1. ^ a b Cordero, Rosy (9 February 2024). "FX Sets Spring Slate For New & Returning Shows Including 'American Horror Story,' 'Welcome To Wrexham' & 'The Veil'". Deadline. Retrieved 9 February 2024.
  2. ^ Remley, Hilary (2 August 2022). "Elisabeth Moss to Star in FX's Thriller Series 'The Veil'". Collider. Retrieved 14 June 2023.
  3. ^ "Shows A-Z – The Veil on FX on Hulu". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 2 March 2024.
  4. ^ a b "(#101/102) "The Camp / Crossing the Bridge"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 2 April 2024.
  5. ^ Otterson, Joe (2 August 2022). "Elisabeth Moss to Star in FX Limited Series 'The Veil' From Steven Knight". Variety. Retrieved 14 June 2023.
  6. ^ Rice, Lynette (2 August 2022). "Elisabeth Moss Set To Star In Steven Knight's 'The Veil' Limited Series Ordered By FX For Hulu". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 14 June 2023.
  7. ^ Porter, Rick (2 August 2023). "Elisabeth Moss to Star in FX/Hulu Thriller 'The Veil'". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 14 June 2023.
  8. ^ "The Veil was more challenging than The Handmaid's Tale, says Elisabeth Moss". RTE. 10 February 2024. Retrieved 10 February 2024.
  9. ^ Otterson, Joe (2 February 2023). "Josh Charles, Dali Benssalah, Yumna Marwan Join Elisabeth Moss in FX Limited Series 'The Veil' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 1 November 2023.
  10. ^ "Türkiye's Haluk Bilginer to star in 'The Veil' with Elisabeth Moss". Daily Sabah. 21 March 2023. Retrieved 14 June 2023.
  11. ^ Zilko, Christian (21 March 2024). "'The Veil' Trailer: Elisabeth Moss Is a Spy with a Secret in Steven Knight's FX Limited Series". Indie Wire. Retrieved 21 March 2024.
  12. ^ Rajput, Priyanca. "Steven Knight's The Veil starring Elisabeth Moss filming in Kent for Hulu". kftv.com. Retrieved 14 June 2023.
  13. ^ Warren, Gerry (4 May 2023). "Filming for The Veil starring Handmaid's Tale actress Elisabeth Moss to get underway at Canterbury Cathedral". Kentonline. Retrieved 14 June 2023.
  14. ^ Haring, Bruce (22 March 2024). "Spy Thriller Series 'The Veil' Releases Official Trailer, Key Art". Deadline. Retrieved 22 March 2024.
  15. ^ Haigh, Josh (3 August 2022). "The Handmaid's Tale star Elisabeth Moss cast in new thriller by Peaky Blinders boss Steven Knight". Digital Spy. Retrieved 14 June 2023.
  16. ^ "FX will launch Elisabeth Moss-led The Veil in April". The A.V. Club. 9 February 2024. Retrieved 22 March 2024.