Everything you need to know about Nicole Kidman’s new series, Expats

Including where to watch it.

By Chanelle Mansour
Nicole Kidman is set to star in a new, six-part limited series based on the internationally best-selling novel The Expatriates, by Janice Y. K. Lee.
The Lulu Wang-directed series stars the Academy Award and Emmy Award-winning actress, who is best known for her work in Big Little Lies and The Undoing, as an American woman in Hong Kong.
Kidman also serves as executive producer on the series, titled Expats, alongside Wang, which is set to release in Australia in early 2024.
Here, we've gathered everything you need to know about Expats, including the cast, plot and where to watch it in Australia.
Nicole Kidman stars as Margaret in Expats. Prime Video

What is Expats about?

Set against the vibrant and tumultuous tapestry of 2014 Hong Kong, Expats centres on three American women—Margaret (Nicole Kidman), Hilary (Sarayu Blue), and Mercy (Ji-young Yoo)—whose lives intersect after a sudden family tragedy.
The series interrogates privilege and explores what happens when the line between victimhood and culpability becomes blurred. Brian Tee, who plays Margaret's husband Clarke and Jack Huston, who plays Hilary's husband David also star in the series.

Who is cast in Expats?

Alongside Kidman, the series stars Sarayu Blue (Never Have I Ever, Blockers), Ji-young Yoo (The Sky is Everywhere, Smoking Tigers), Brian Tee (Chicago Med, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows), and Jack Huston (House of Gucci, Fargo).
Other cast members include Sarayu Blue. Prime Video

Where to watch Expats in Australia

The six-part limited drama series, set in Hong Kong, will premiere on January 26, 2024 on Prime Video
In the meantime, with a Prime Video subscription, you can stream other hits like The Lost Flowers Of Alice Hart, The Wheel of Time and Neighbours right now.
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Where to read the book, The Expatriates

If you also want to familiarise yourself with the story before the series airs, you can shop a paperback copy of Janice Y. K. Lee's novel The Expatriates now on Amazon for just $34.64.
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