Keri Russell to Star in Netflix Drama Series ‘The Diplomat’…

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Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Actress Keri Russell has been cast in the lead role of the upcoming Netflix series ‘The Diplomat’.

The series was ordered from the streamer in January. In the series, in the midst of an international crisis, a career diplomat lands a high-level job she’s not suited for, with tectonic implications for her marriage and political future, variety.com reports.

Russell received three consecutive Emmy nominations and two Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress in a Drama Series for her starring role in the spy series “The Americans.” The show aired for six seasons and 75 episodes on the basic cabler.

She also recently appeared in “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker” as Zorii Bliss. Other recent feature credits include “Free State of Jones,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” and “Antlers.”

Russell is best known for her starring role in “Felicity.” She played the title role in that series for its entire four-season run, with Russell winning a Golden Globe for the show in 1999.

“The Diplomat” was commissioned as part of a new overall deal Cahn signed with Netflix.

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