Nicholas Galitzine Gushes Over Bold Queer Scenes in ‘Mary & George’

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Nicholas Galitzine is beaming with pride over his daring role in the latest historical drama, Mary & George, and it’s easy to see why! This thrilling series has caught everyone’s attention, and we’re here to spill all the details.

A Dive into the Past with a Modern Twist

In Mary & George, airing on Sky, we journey back to the times of kings and queens through a seven-episode saga based on real-life events. Nicholas Galitzine, known for his role in Red, White & Royal Blue, steps into the shoes of George Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham, showcasing a spectrum of love and ambition.

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A Tale of Love, Power, and Identity

George’s quest to climb the English social ladder is far from ordinary, as his mother, played by the iconic Julianne Moore, devises a bold plan involving England’s King James I. George, though initially uncertain about his feelings, embarks on a journey of self-discovery, unraveling his desires and identity through unexpected and steamy encounters.

Behind the Scenes with Nicholas Galitzine

Galitzine’s portrayal of George’s intimate experiences is a cornerstone of his character’s evolution. “Those scenes were pivotal for understanding George’s past and present,” he told Digital Spy, emphasizing the significance of these moments in shaping his character’s journey. His dedication to bringing authenticity and depth to George’s story shines through, particularly in the passionate scenes that have fans worldwide buzzing.

The buzz grew so loud that Galitzine apologized online for “breaking the internet.”

Unfortunately, the US is going to have to wait a bit longer to see what all the talk is about.

Love and Drama in Jacobean England

Mary & George isn’t just about the steamy moments; it delves deep into the emotional connections and complex relationships of its characters. Galitzine highlights the genuine affection between George and King James, adding layers of beauty and truth to their interactions.

He told Attitude, “We’re interested in an honest portrayal of this era, Jacobean England. Certainly, from my perspective, the relationship between George and King James was… the pure love that grew between them albeit it was transactional at first it grew into something really, really beautiful. And I think that’s really reflected in the scenes, which is lovely.”

How to Stream

Mary & George is streaming now on Sky Atlantic and NOW and premieres Friday, April 5 on Starz.

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