Starz/BBC series The White Queen is a 10-episode drama based on the bestselling historical novels by Philippa Gregory. Colin Callender is executive producer for the series that’s produced by the UK’s Company Pictures. The period drama is set against the backdrop of England’s Wars of the Roses and stars Max Irons (Red Riding Hood), Amanda Hale (The Crimson Petal & The White), James Frain (The Tudors), newcomers Rebecca Ferguson and Faye Marsay and Oscar nominee Janet McTeer. BBC One is eyeing a summer air date and Starz has it slated for August. Here’s the teaser:

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