First Footage of Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Parade's End' and Sienna Miller's 'The Girl'

First Footage of Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Parade's End' and Sienna Miller's 'The Girl'

The WWI-set miniseries starring the 'Sherlock' actor and the TV movie featuring the 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' beauty are lined up among other new shows coming to BBC Two in late 2012 and 2013.

BBC Two has a bunch of promising shows on its sleeve and has promoted them all in a trailer. Set to kick off the network's Original British Drama line-up is "Parade's End" which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Christopher Tietjens, a top civil servant from a wealthy family who is married to Rebecca Hall's Sylvia.

Set against the backdrop of World War I, the five-part miniseries follows Chris who deals with shell shock and partial memory loss that he got during the war, while facing a marital woe. "Generation Kill" helmer serves as a director with the script written by Tom Stoppard.

Also previewed in the trailer is 90-minute drama "The Girl" which chronicles the obsessive relationship between filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and actress Tippi Hedren during the filming of classic thriller "The Birds". Toby Jones plays the legendary director, while Sienna Miller takes the female lead role.

"Mad Men" star Elisabeth Moss, meanwhile, will grace the British network through six-part miniseries "Top of the Lake" from director/scribe Jane Campion. The story follows a detective who investigates the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant daughter of a local drug lord against the backdrop of New Zealand's remote, mountainous landscape.

Chiwetel Ejiofor and Matthew Goode co-star in 1930s jazz world drama "Dancing on the Edge", while Romola Garai, Dominic West and Ben Whishaw return for the second season of "The Hour". All of these shows are slated to come out on BBC Two in late 2012 and 2013.



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