The story of Catherine the Great is coming to TV in epic fashion.
In a sizzling new trailer for the HBO miniseries, Oscar winner Helen Mirren stars as the infamous 18th-century Russian ruler.
“Do you know who I am?” Mirren asks in the trailer. “I have survived in a world that does not want me.”
The trailer gives glimpses of political drama, battle scenes, and more in telling the story of the famed queen.
The miniseries also stars Jason Clarke, Gina McKee, Rory Kinnear, and Richard Roxburgh.
“Catherine the Great” premieres on Oct. 21.