Starz Greenlit ‘The Spanish Princess’ Based on Philippa Gregory Novels


TV Line reported, Starz has officially greenlit ‘The Spanish Princess’, a new limited period drama based on Philippa Gregory novels.

Spanish Princess will be based on The Constant Princess and The King’s Curse. It’s set to have eight-episodes and will take place in Tudor England during 16th-century London.

The series will follow Catherine of Aragon, and her arrival to English throne. Emma Frost, who also created The White Queen/White Princess, will serve as the showrunner and executive producer.

You can read the official plot of the series below:

Catherine of Aragon, is the beautiful teenaged princess of Spain who was promised the English throne since she was a child. She arrives in a grey, rain-lashed England with her glorious and diverse court including her lady-in-waiting Lina — an African Moor. She is Princess of Wales now, but when her husband Prince Arthur dies suddenly, the throne seems lost to Catherine. Until she claims her marriage was never consummated and that as a virgin she may set her sights on the new heir, the charismatic and headstrong Prince Harry who will one day rule as King Henry VIII.