Elle Fanning? Check. Nicholas Hoult? Check. A story about a woman’s rise to power? Check check check. 

We talked to Fanning about her new show, “The Great” and what we should know before we watch. Spoiler: it’s about Catherine the Great in 18th century Russia. It starts with an arranged marriage, and goes...well let’s just say it goes far, and there are a lot of twists and turns. 

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