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NEWS X MUSE Manny Gomez spoke with Ben Taylor. He is the lead director and executive producer for new action-adventure fantasy series, “Renegade Nell”. The series will be available to stream exclusively on Disney+ on March 29.

During our conversation with Taylor we talked about what to expect from “Renegade Nell”. He shared with us his thoughts on what made Louisa Harland, the star of the series with the role of Nell Jackson, the perfect person for the role. Taylor also gives us his opinion on why this time period is so great for storytelling. Finally, he gives us his input on how a new series’ first episodes are built to be able to compete with so many other series on streaming services and television. It was a great conversation that you can check out above!

Here is more information about Disney+’s Renegade Nell:

In this latest look at the action-adventure fantasy series, Nell Jackson, a quick-witted and courageous young woman, finds herself framed for murder and unexpectedly becomes the most notorious outlaw in 18th-century England. But when a magical spirit called Billy Blind appears, Nell realizes her destiny is bigger than she ever imagined.

“Renegade Nell” stars Louisa Harland (Derry Girls) in the leading role of “Nell Jackson” with Frank Dillane as “Charles Devereux”, Alice Kremelberg as “Sofia Wilmot”, Ényì Okoronkwo as “Rasselas”, Jake Dunn as “Thomas Blancheford”, Bo Bragason as “Roxy Trotter”, Florence Keen as “George Trotter”, with Nick Mohammed as “Billy Blind”, Joely Richardson as “Lady Eularia Moggerhangar” and Adrian Lester as “Robert Hennessey, Earl of Poynton”. Pip Torrens as “Lord Blancheford” and Craig Parkinson as “Sam Trotter” also star.

“Renegade Nell” is produced by Lookout Point. Executive Producers are Sally Wainwright, Ben Taylor, Faith Penhale, Will Johnston and Louise Mutter for Lookout Point, and Johanna Devereaux for Disney+. Amanda Brotchie (Gentleman Jack) and MJ Delaney (Ted Lasso) also direct episodes. Jon Jennings is Series Producer and Stella Merz is Producer.