Feud is lastly returning, and FX has dropped a primary take a look at the long-awaited, star-studded second season of Ryan Murphy‘s anthology sequence.
The primary season of Feud, Bette and Joan, aired again in March 2017, starring Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon as rival Hollywood icons Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, respectively.
Now, practically seven years later, arrives the extremely anticipated season two, Capote vs. the Swans, an eight-episode restricted sequence set within the Nineteen Seventies and primarily based on Laurence Leamer’s best-selling ebook Capote’s Girls: A True Story of Love, Betrayal, and a Swan Music for an Period that focuses on author Truman Capote and the elite New York ladies he surrounded himself with, nicknamed “the swans.”
The who’s-who forged contains Naomi Watts, additionally an govt producer, as Babe Paley; Tom Hollander as Truman Capote; Diane Lane as Slim Keith; Chloë Sevigny as C.Z. Visitor; Calista Flockhart as Lee Radziwill; Demi Moore as Ann “Bang-Bang” Woodward; and Molly Ringwald as Joanne Carson.
And the trailer (under) reveals Feud season one star Lange returning (in an undisclosed position), marking one in all a number of forged reunions with Murphy (Watts from The Watcher, Sevigny from American Horror Story, Ringwald from Monster: The Story of Jeffrey Dahmer and Lange, in fact, additionally from AHS).
Feud: Capote vs. the Swans premieres with two episodes Jan. 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX and streams the subsequent day on Hulu.
The logline reads: “Acclaimed author Truman Capote (Hollander) surrounded himself with a coterie of society’s most elite ladies — wealthy, glamorous socialites who outlined a bygone period of excessive society New York — whom he nicknamed ‘the swans.’ Stunning and distinguished, the group included grande dame Barbara ‘Babe’ Paley (Watts), Slim Keith (Lane), C.Z. Visitor (Sevigny) and Lee Radziwill (Flockhart). Enchanted and captivated by these doyennes, Capote ingratiated himself into their lives, befriending them and turning into their confidante, solely to finally betray them by writing a thinly veiled fictionalization of their lives, exposing their most intimate secrets and techniques. When an excerpt from the ebook, Answered Prayers, Capote’s deliberate magnum opus, was revealed in Esquire, it successfully destroyed his relationship along with his swans, banished him from the excessive society he so liked and despatched him right into a spiral of self-destruction from which he would finally by no means recuperate.”
The forged additionally contains Deal with Williams, who died in June 2023, in his closing position as Invoice Paley, with Joe Mantello as Jack Dunphy and Russell Tovey as John O’Shea.
Initially, the second season was to have chronicled the dissolution of the wedding between England’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana, however that concept was later scrapped. Murphy shifting his general deal from twentieth Tv to Netflix in 2018 additionally put the anthology on the again burner.
Written for tv by Jon Robin Baitz, Feud: Capote vs. the Swans was directed by Gus Van Sant, Max Winkler and Jennifer Lynch. The twentieth Tv sequence is govt produced by Murphy, Alexis Martin Woodall, Baitz, Van Sant, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Watts, Eric Kovtun and Scott Robertson.
‘Feud: Capote vs. the Swans’ Trailer Unites Ryan Murphy Favorites for Lengthy-Awaited Second Season