The cable net is adapting Anita Diamant’s 1997 Bible-inspired novel The Red Tent into a two-night miniseries starring Morena Baccarin (Homeland), Minnie Driver (About a Boy) and Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment).
The mini tells the story of Dinah (played by The White Queen‘s Rebecca Ferguson), the daughter of Leah and Jacob, who is only briefly referenced in the Old Testament.
The cast also includes Iain Glen (Game of Thrones) and Will Tudor (Game of Thrones).
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