Masterpiece/WGBH announced today it will be co-producing the new drama series Mr. Selfridge with ITV Studios. Deadline reported previously that Jeremy Piven (Entourage) will star in the title role. Mr. Selfridge tells the real-life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge’s London’s lavish department store. The series was created by writer Andrew Davies (Pride And Prejudice, Bleak House) and executive-produced by Kate Lewis for ITV. The co-production package also includes new episodes of some of Masterpiece’s most popular mystery series: the Inspector Morse prequel Endeavour and Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, and Inspector Lewis. Masterpiece is presented on PBS by WGBH Boston. Rebecca Eaton is executive producer.
By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Wednesday July 25, 2012 @ 3:23pm PDTTags: Jeremy Piven, Masterpiece Classic, Mr. Selfridge
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