'The Romanoffs': Teaser Trailer of Matthew Weiner's Amazon Series

Christina Hendricks who starred in ‘Mad Men’, will also appear in ‘The Romanoffs’. — Handout via AFP

Christina Hendricks who starred in ‘Mad Men’, will also appear in ‘The Romanoffs’. — Handout via AFP

The project marks Weiner's first television project following the seven-season run of his critically acclaimed AMC period drama, Mad Men, which wrapped in 2015.

Amazon Prime has unveiled the trailer for The Romanoffs, the new eight-part series from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner in which everyone insists they're a descendant of the Russian royal family. Here We Go Again); Juan Pablo Castañeda (The Debt of Maximillian); Emily Rudd (Electric Dreams); Adele Anderson (Company Business); Annet Mahendru (The Americans); Louise Bourgoin ((I Am a Soldier); Hera Hilmar (Two Birds); and Inès Melab (Agathe Koltès). Both episodes will premiere on Friday, Oct. 12, with subsequent hours made available for streaming weekly.

The Romanoffs almost never got off the ground in the first place, as it was originally co-produced by The Weinstein Co. and after the studio's ex-head Harvey Weinstein was alleged to have committed serious sexual assault and harassment Amazon severed ties with the production company. Each story takes place in a new location with a new cast.

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The Romanoffs premieres its eight-episode season on October 12, exclusively on Amazon Prime.

The behind-the-scenes creative team features an array of consummate artists including Director of Photography Chris Manley (Mad Men), Costume Designers Janie Bryant (Mad Men) and Wendy Chuck (Spotlight), Production Designers Chris Brown (Mad Men) and Emmy victor Henry Dunn (Mad Men). "The casting team includes Emmy winners Carrie Audino (Mad Men) and Laura Schiff (Mad Men), as well as Kendra Shay Clark (Mad Men)".

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