Starz has released the Official Synopsis of The Serpent Queen episode “The First Regency” (1.05) that will be aired on Sunday, October 9 as 8:00-9:00 PM.
King Henri departs to lead an army to defend France and places Catherine in charge as Regent, allowing her to test her powers further. Catherine asks Rahima to search Mary’s room for a letter.
“The Serpent Queen” stars Colm Meaney, Kiruna Stamell, Barry Atsma, Alex Heath, Amrita Acharia, Enzo Cilenti, Antonia Clarke, Adam Garcia, Beth Goddard, Raza Jaffrey, Ray Panthaki, Nicholas Burns, Danny Kirrane, and Rupert Everett.
The Serpent Queen tells the story of Catherine de Medici who, against all odds, became one of the most powerful and longest-serving rulers in French history.
“The Serpent Queen” is produced for STARZ by Lionsgate Television and 3 Arts Entertainment, the eight-episode drama series is based on the best-selling book Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France, by Leonie Frieda.