Old World Russia Comes to Life in the New War and Peace Trailer

By Maryann Yin 

Lifetime has unleashed a new trailer for its War and Peace four-week limited-series. The story for this adaptation comes from Leo Tolstoy’s beloved novel.

The video embedded above features James Norton as Andrei Bolkonsky, Lily James as Natasha Rostov, and Paul Dano as Pierre Bezukhov. Some of the other cast members include Jim Broadbent as Prince Bolkonsky and Gillian Anderson as Anna Pavlovna.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the first episode will air on Jan. 18, 2016. Follow this link to download a digital copy of Tolstoy’s book.