8:00am PT by Bryn Elise Sandberg
Diane Lane Joins Matthew Weiner's Amazon Series 'The Romanoffs'
Matthew Weiner is adding another actress to the cast of The Romanoffs.
Diane Lane will join the Amazon anthology series as a guest star in one of the episodes. The show is set around the globe featuring separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family. The Mad Men showrunner created, wrote and produced the series, and will direct all of the episodes as well.
Lane joins the previously announced cast, which includes Isabelle Huppert, Aaron Eckhart, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Jack Huston, Amanda Peet, Marthe Keller, Corey Stoll, Andrew Rannells, Paul Reiser, Janet Montgomery, Mike Doyle and JJ Feild. In addition to Weiner, the series is executive produced and written by Semi Chellas (Mad Men). Kriss Turner Towner (The Bernie Mac Show), Blake McCormick (Mad Men) and Kathy Ciric (Z: The Beginning of Everything) serve as co-executive producers.
Lane received Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for her starring role as an adulterous wife in Unfaithful. Her other credits include Paris Can Wait, Under the Tuscan Sun, Nights in Rodanthe and The Outsiders. In November, she’ll reprise her role as Martha Kent, mother of Superman (Henry Cavill), in Justice League.
Lane is repped by UTA and Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin.