Reign

Hidden between the lines of the history books is the story of Mary Stuart, the young woman the world would come to know as Mary, Queen of Scots. The teenage Mary is already a headstrong monarch – beautiful, passionate and poised at the very beginning of her tumultuous rise to power.

The second season of REIGN began with marriages and allegiances torn asunder, as well as the rise of enemies and political unrest. Mary, Queen of Scots (Adelaide Kane), and her husband the King of France, Francis (Toby Regbo) lived through the birth of the King’s, but not the Queen’s, son, the plague, and a nation divided. Catherine de Medici (Megan Follows), realizing her limited power now that her daughter-in-law wears her crown, made a bold move to align herself with Mary’s ultimate enemy, Queen Elizabeth (Rachel Skarsten) of England. Bash (Torrance Coombs), wounded from his failed marriage with Kenna (Caitlin Stasey), sought refuge with an ethereal woman with mysterious powers, while Greer (Celina Sinden) was ousted from favor and took up a surprising occupation, where she flourished.

REIGN begins its third season with Mary and Francis realizing that they are more powerful together than apart, believing there is hope for them to move forward, leaving behind the anger and hurt. It also introduces us to another royal court, that of Elizabeth, “Virgin” Queen of England. Still early in her reign, Elizabeth faces opposition on all sides, particularly from men who doubt a woman’s ability to rule. Like Mary, and Catherine de Medici, she struggles to hold onto power and love; the women have much in common, and Mary and Elizabeth are reluctant foes, but foes nonetheless, each positioned by birth and fate to destroy all the other holds dear.

UPCOMING EPISODES
415 – 2017.06.09 – Blood in the Water
416 – 2017.06.16 – All it Cost Her… (Series Finale)
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CAST
Adelaide Kane (Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland and France)
Toby Regbo (King Francis II)
Torrance Coombs (Sebastian)
Megan Follows (Catherine de Medici, The Queen Mother)
Rachel Skarsten (Queen Elizabeth)
Celina Sinden (Greer of Kinross)
Anna Popplewell (Lady Lola)
Jonathan Keltz (Leith Bayard)
Rose Williams (Claude)
Craig Parker (Lord Andre Narcisse)
Charlie Carrick (Robert Dudley)
Ben Geurens (Gideon Blackburn)
ABOUT
REIGN is produced by CBS Television Studios and Whizbang Films/Take 5 Productions with executive producers Laurie McCarthy, Frank Siracusa, John Weber, Brad Silberling, Gretchen Berg, and Aaron Harberts.