Q&A: Julianne Moore and Nicholas Galitzine set out to seduce a king in ‘Mary & George’

In 'Mary & George,' Julianne Moore portrays Mary Villiers, a mother who uses her son, played by Nicholas Galitzine, to gain wealth and power by seducing King James I in 17th century England.

The psychosexual drama is based on the book by Benjamin Woolley, focusing on Mary Villiers' strategy to climb the social ladder through her son, involving seduction, music, and court intrigue. Premiered in the U.K. and coming to the U.S. and Canada, the series explores themes of ambition, social mobility, and the challenges of life at the royal court, brought to life by Julianne Moore and Nicholas Galitzine's performances.