Claire Danes, Tom Hiddleston starring in new drama “The Essex Serpent” released new stills, launched on AppleTV+ on May 13
Based on the novel of the same name by Sarah Perry, it was named Book of the Year at the National Book Awards in 2016.
Set in 1893, it tells the story of Cora Seaborne, who moved from Victorian London to the Essex town of Alderweirel after she had just lost her husband and became a widow, escaping an abusive marriage.
A local superstition piqued her interest – a mysterious creature known as “The Essex Serpent” has returned to the place.
Tom Hiddleston as Reverend Will Ransome, directed by Clio Barnard (“Dark River” “The Selfish Giant”) and written by Anna Symon (“Mrs. Wilson”).