‘The Crown’s Alex Jennings & ‘Lost in Austen’s Jemima Rooper Join BBC Drama ‘Gold Digger’

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Deadline—The Crown's Alex Jennings, Lost in Austen's Jemima Rooperand Poldark's Sebastian Armesto have joined BBC One drama Gold Digger. The series stars Legends of the Fall and Temple Grandin star Julia Ormond as Julia Day, an older woman who falls in love with Benjamin, a younger man, played by The Chronicles of Narnia and Westworld star Ben Barnes. Armesto plays Ormond's high achieving eldest son Patrick, who is always trying to be a good man, Rooper plays as Della, the middle…

BBC Orders Modern Slavery Drama ‘Doing Money’ From ‘The Girl’s & ‘Vanity Fair’s Gwyneth Hughes. Gwyneth Hughes, writer of the BBC and HBO's The Girl, has created a feature-length drama about slavery in modern Britain for the BBC. Doing Money will star Romanian actress Anca Dumitra (Las Fierbinti) and Downton Abbey's Allen Leech. It tells the story of Ana, a young Romanian woman snatched in broad daylight from a London street, trafficked to Ireland and used as a sex slave in a series of ‘pop up' brothels. The 90-minute thriller exposes just how big business ‘doing…