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‘Fifteen-Love’: ‘Poldark’s Aidan Turner to Star in Prime Video Tennis Drama


Poldark‘s Aidan Turner is hitting the tennis courts for his subsequent position because the actor is ready to costar in Prime Video‘s upcoming U.Ok. drama Fifteen-Love.

Created by Hania Elkington, Fifteen-Love tells the fictional story of Justine Pearce (Ella Lily Hyland), an up-and-coming sports activities prodigy who shoots to stardom on the earth of Grand Slam Tennis. She’s aided by her coach Glenn Lapthorn (Turner), with whom she has a particular rapport.

Their team-up introduced Justine to the French Open, however when an harm cuts Justine’s dream brief, she ends her skilled profession. Exploring Justine’s story 5 years into the longer term, she’s now 22 and has a brand new life as a therapist at her previous tennis academy. When she makes an explosive allegation towards her former coach, everybody has to rethink the character of Justine and Glenn’s previous success.

Hania Elkington (Credit: Ian West/PA Images through Getty Images)

Joining Turner and Hyland within the present are Anna Chancellor, Jessica Darrow, Tom Varey, Lorenzo Richelmy, Manon Azem, Elizabeth Berrington, Amar Chadha-Patel, Steffan Rhodri, Maria Margarida Almeida, and Harmony Rose-Bremner.

Produced by ITV Studios-backed producer, World Productions, Fifteen-Love is written by Elkington, who government produces alongside Jake Lushington. Meanwhile, Eva Riley and Toby MacDonald are connected as administrators, and Natasha Romaniuk is ready to provide. Currently capturing, Fifteen-Love will launch on Prime Video within the U.Ok. and Ireland subsequent yr.

“The voice of girls in sport has by no means been heard as loudly and clearly as during the last two years,” stated Elkington in an announcement shared by Variety. “From Simone Biles to Naomi Osaka, Emma Raducanu to Pam Shriver, the pressures and realities of being on the prime of your recreation on the world stage are lastly breaking by to us, making us look once more on the value our younger prodigies pays for the targets they work so exhausting to attain. Writing this drama, and the folks I’ve met by my deep-dive into researching it, has been revelatory. I hope that Fifteen-Love has the identical impact on its viewers, and may develop into one other helpful a part of this pressing, rising story.”

Stay tuned for extra as Fifteen-Love continues to take form at Prime Video.

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