The new series ‘The Diplomat’, which is still in the making, might release at the end of 2022 or by the beginning of 2023. It is believed that the filming for the show will start in March 2022. It cannot be said for sure now because the makers have not yet made any official announcement of its release.
Due to the rising cases of Covid -19 all over the world, it is a rough assumption that the show might release in 2023 due to frequent lockdown, curfews and other restrictions. As of now, the series is decided to be filmed in London, England.
What Is The Show About?
The series will mainly revolve around the story of a U.S. Ambassador. As assumed, it will mostly be a political drama and will mostly focus on various issues relating to U.S. political scenarios and concerns like national security, public policies, government officials, peace and war, relations with allies, to name a few.
It will somewhat be similar to the successful Netflix drama, ‘the Crown’. It also would have similarities with Homeland and The West Wing.
The show is mainly described as a political drama based on power relations between a United States ambassador named Kat to that of the ambassador of the United Kingdom. It will also highlight the change in her marriage with her husband as she becomes more popular in the political world than her husband, who is also into politics.
The limelight that was previously on him slowly and steadily shifted towards his wife, which might change the way he sees his wife.
There is nothing much revealed about the show, but it will be interesting to see one of the world’s important countries in the international area, The United States of America’s internal issues on the screens dramatized by actors representing the real-life political personalities of the USA.
The country had many changes with the changing political situations and international relations, and it will be interesting to see which era of U.S. politics the show will be based on.
Will it be based on the USA’s period of isolation from international issues? Will it be based on the time of the Cold War rivalry between the U.S. and Soviet Union when the world was divided into two camps? Will it be based on the period after Cold War when the U.S. displayed itself as the hegemon of the world?
To find out, we have to wait till its release.
How Many Episodes Will The Series Have?
The series will have eight episodes in total. Each episode is assumed to be of 50-60 minutes each.
Who Is The Writer Of The Show?
Debora Cahn is the writer and producer of the new show. She is experienced in the field of writing and producing and has worked in several projects before like that of Homeland, Grey’s Anatomy and The West Wing.
The Cast Of The Show
Sadly, the cast of the show is yet to be disclosed. It is assumed that the makers will let out some good information by the end of February 2022.
However, it will be interesting again to see a woman leader in the series who dominates the political world. It will be interesting to see how she manages her personal and professional life and how she deals with the patriarchal world having totally different working standards for women.