First Look: Lily James, Paul Dano in BBC-Weinstein's 'War and Peace'

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James Norton also stars in the six-part miniseries that in the U.S. will air on Lifetime, A&E and History.

The BBC on Wednesday released first-look images of event drama War and Peace, adapted for the British public broadcaster by Andrew Davies.

The pictures show Lily James (Downton Abbey) as Natasha, Paul Dano (12 years a Slave) in the role of Pierre and James Norton (Rush) as Andrei. Gillian Anderson and Jim Broadbent also star.

The six-part mini-series series is directed by Tom Harper and will air this winter on flagship network BBC One. In the U.S., it will be simulcast on Lifetime, A&E and History.

War and Peace is made by BBC Cymru Wales Drama in partnership with The Weinstein Company and BBC Worldwide/Lookout Point.

Filming took place in Russia, Lithuania and Latvia.

See more photos of Dano, Norton and James below.