Scenes From A Marriage

Scenes From A Marriage: the full trailer for Jessica Chastain’s highly anticipated new series is here

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We finally have a full trailer for HBO’s new drama, Scenes From A Marriage, starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac. 

As reported on 18 August: The new trailer for HBO’s Scenes From A Marriage has finally arrived, treating us to our first full glimpse into an addictive story of love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage, and divorce.

Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac play a couple whose marriage has seemingly lost its spark. The tension, frustration and desire between the two is palpable throughout, and yet the trailer still hints at tenderness amid the sadness and anger.

“I’m going to go out of my mind if I don’t leave right now,” Chastain’s character declares to her husband, before the camera changes to show a moment of passion between the two.

“It’s never going to be like the first time,” Isaac’s character admits to his wife in the closing shots. The show’s strapline “a story about love that’s over time” certainly feels fitting, then.

One thing is clear: we’re going to be hooked by how this tumultuous relationship plays out on screen. We truly can’t wait to see this love story unfold, with all of its twists and turns.

Watch the trailer for Scenes From A Marriage

As reported on 10 July: Your Honor, Mare Of Easttown and The Nevers are just a handful of HBO dramas that have kept us going through 2021. And with the recent release of the trailer for Succession season three, there’s plenty more entertainment in store. We also have another new series to get excited about: Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac’s new drama, Scenes From A Marriage.  

Taking her talent to the smaller screen, Chastain takes on the lead role in the adaptation of Scenes From A Marriage, which was originally created in Sweden in 1973. Here’s everything we know about the mini-series so far.

What is Scenes From A Marriage about?

Scenes From A Marriage is a modern take on the 1973 Norwegian series written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, which starred Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson. The original story followed the disintegration of the marriage between Marianne, a family lawyer specialising in divorce, and Johan, spanning a period of 10 years. 

Last year, Variety reported that the reboot will  “re-examine the show’s depiction of love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple”.

The original Scenes From a Marriage
The original Scenes From a Marriage starred Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson.

Who stars in Scenes From A Marriage?

Chastain replaced Michelle Williams in the lead female role. As per Entertainment Weekly, Williams could no longer continue with the project because of schedule conflicts. Isaac, who Chastain starred alongside in A Most Violent Year, plays the lead male role.

Who created the new Scenes From A Marriage?

The HBO adaptation is written, directed, and executive produced by The Affair co-creator Hagai Levi. Chastain also joined Isaac in an executive producing role, alongside Levi, Michael Ellenberg, Lars Blomgren, Bergman’s son Daniel, and Blair Breard.

When will Scenes From A Marriage be out?

Scenes From A Marriage will debut on will debut on HBO on 12 September, with a UK release date expected to be announced soon. 

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Hollie Richardson

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