Z: The Beginning of Everything


Z: The Beginning of Everything is an American period drama television series created by Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin for Amazon Studios that debuted on November 5, 2015. It is based on Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Anne Fowler Therese . The series presents a fictionalized version of the life of American socialite and writer Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (Christina Ricci ) in the 1920s . The first season covers her wedding to the author F. Scott Fitzgerald – who HAD yet to become famous for His work – and the subsequent marital tensions That Arose from Their lifestyle full of partying and alcohol.

The first season was released on January 27, 2017. [1] On April 27, 2017 it was revealed that Amazon had ordered a second season. [2]

Cast

Main cast

  • Christina Ricci as Zelda Fitzgerald
  • David Hoflin as F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • David Strathairn as Judge Anthony Sayre

Recurring cast

  • Kristine Nielsen as Minnie Sayre
  • Holly Curran as Tilde Sayre
  • Jamie Anne Allman as Tootsie Sayre
  • Maya Kazan as Livye Hart
  • Sarah Schenkkan as Eleanor Browder
  • Jun Naito as Tana Fujimora
  • Jordan Dean as Ludlow Fowler

Episodes

Season 1 (2015-17)

No. title Directed by Written by Original release date
1 “Pilot” Tim Blake Nelson Dawn Prestwich, Nicole Yorkin November 5, 2015
2 “Just Humans” Mike Barker Dawn Prestwich, Nicole Yorkin January 27, 2017
3 “The Right Side of Paradise” Mike Barker Lydia Woodward January 27, 2017
4 “You, Me and Us” Neasa Hardiman Ian Deitchman, Kristin Rusk Robinson January 27, 2017
5 “The It Girl” Neasa Hardiman Steinkellner Kit January 27, 2017
6 “Lights! Camera! Fitzgerald!” Minkie Spiro Marcus Gardley January 27, 2017
7 “Where Are Are Friends, There Are Riches” Minkie Spiro Doug Dorst January 27, 2017
8 “Playing House” Wash Westmoreland Ian Deitchman, Kristin Rusk Robinson January 27, 2017
9 “Quicksand” Wash Westmoreland Lydia Woodward January 27, 2017
10 “Best of All” Mike Barker Dawn Prestwich, Nicole Yorkin January 27, 2017

References

  1. Jump up^ “The Beginning of Everything 1 Season” . Amazon . Retrieved 6 January 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ “The Beginning of Everything Renewed for Season 2 at Amazon” . Variety . Retrieved 7 May 2017 .

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