Amazon Studios has greenlit an eight-episode season of the “The Banker’s Wife,” based on the best-selling novel by Cristina Alger. The upcoming series is described as a a high-stakes international thriller set in the world of global finance, from Geneva to Paris, London and New York, about two women racing for answers when a mysterious plane crash sets them off on parallel pursuits of truth. As they shine a light on hidden offshore accounts meant to be kept in the dark, the pair will become embedded in the crosshairs of danger within a larger conspiracy of money laundering, powerful politicians and a web of terrorists and criminals, thus transforming their lives forever.
Meredith Stiehm (“Homeland”) will write all eight episodes of “The Banker’s Wife,” with award-winning director Lesli Linka Glatter (“Homeland,” “Now and Then”) directing all eight.
“The Banker’s Wife” is from Amazon Studios and Federation Entertainment, with executive producer and writer Stiehm, executive producer and director Lesli Linka Glatter (Homeland), and executive producers Sherry Marsh of Marsh Entertainment (Emmy-nominated Pose), and Ashley Stern and Pascal Breton (Federation Entertainment).