First look: Suranne Jones morphs into a freshly elected British Prime Minister in the making of political Netflix series “The Choice”

First look: Suranne Jones morphs into a freshly elected British Prime Minister in the making of political Netflix series “The Choice”

Suranne Jones was seen for the first time on set as British Prime Minister for the upcoming Netflix drama The Choice.

In first look images, the actress, 45, looked incredibly sophisticated as she got into character to play Abigail Dalton – an newly elected Prime Minister.

Julie Delpy, 54, who was also spotted on set, plays the first female French president Vivienne Toussaint in the gritty drama.

The spectacle, which is expected to release in 2025, will see both Suranne and Julie work together to fix a dangerous plot that threatens the UK and France. 

Suranne looked incredibly glamorous in character as she was seen wearing a chic black coat with a statement red flower motif.

Suranne Jones, 45, was seen for the first time on set as British Prime Minister for the upcoming Netflix drama The Choice

Suranne Jones, 45, was seen for the first time on set as British Prime Minister for the upcoming Netflix drama The Choice

In first look images, the actress looked unrecognisable as she got into character to play Abigail Dalton - an newly elected Prime Minister

In first look images, the actress looked unrecognisable as she got into character to play Abigail Dalton – an newly elected Prime Minister

Julie cut a chic figure as she sported a mauve overcoat and burgundy scarf, teamed with a swipe of red lipstick.

An early synopsis reads: ‘Abigail Dalton, the recently elected British Prime Minister fighting for office thanks to a healthcare crisis. 

‘Vivienne Toussaint, played by Julie Delpy, is the first female French President campaigning for re-election no matter what — including tackling France’s borders.

‘A summit between the two women could be the answer to their prayers if they can agree. 

‘But when Dalton’s husband is kidnapped and Toussaint is blackmailed, they both face unimaginable choices. 

‘Forced into a fierce rivalry where their political futures, and lives, might hang in the balance, can they work together to uncover the plot that threatens them both?’

Top Boy star Ashley Thomas, 39, stars as Suranne’s on-screen husband Dr Alex Anderson.

Meanwhile, Game Of Thrones star James Cosmom 76, will play her on-screen father Max Dalton. 

Julie Delpy, 54, who was also spotted on set, plays the first female French president Vivienne Toussaint in the gritty drama

Julie Delpy, 54, who was also spotted on set, plays the first female French president Vivienne Toussaint in the gritty drama

The spectacle, which is expected to release in 2025, will see both Suranne and Julie work together to fix a dangerous plot that threatens the UK and France

The spectacle, which is expected to release in 2025, will see both Suranne and Julie work together to fix a dangerous plot that threatens the UK and France

Suranne looked incredibly glamorous in character as she was seen wearing a chic black coat with a statement red flower motif

Suranne looked incredibly glamorous in character as she was seen wearing a chic black coat with a statement red flower motif

Julie cut a chic figure as she sported a mauve overcoat and burgundy scarf, teamed with a swipe of red lipstick

Julie cut a chic figure as she sported a mauve overcoat and burgundy scarf, teamed with a swipe of red lipstick

The Netflix drama, written by Matt Charman, is set to release five episode sometime in 2025

The Netflix drama, written by Matt Charman, is set to release five episode sometime in 2025

An early synopsis reads: 'Abigail Dalton, the recently elected British Prime Minister fighting for office thanks to a healthcare crisis'

An early synopsis reads: ‘Abigail Dalton, the recently elected British Prime Minister fighting for office thanks to a healthcare crisis’

It adds: 'Vivienne Toussaint, played by Julie Delpy, is the first female French President campaigning for re-election no matter what — including tackling France’s borders. A summit between the two women could be the answer to their prayers if they can agree'

It adds: ‘Vivienne Toussaint, played by Julie Delpy, is the first female French President campaigning for re-election no matter what — including tackling France’s borders. A summit between the two women could be the answer to their prayers if they can agree’

'But when Dalton’s husband is kidnapped and Toussaint is blackmailed, they both face unimaginable choices. 'Forced into a fierce rivalry where their political futures, and lives, might hang in the balance, can they work together to uncover the plot that threatens them both?', it continues

‘But when Dalton’s husband is kidnapped and Toussaint is blackmailed, they both face unimaginable choices. ‘Forced into a fierce rivalry where their political futures, and lives, might hang in the balance, can they work together to uncover the plot that threatens them both?’, it continues 

Suranne transformed into a sophisticated lady for her role in the drama

Suranne transformed into a sophisticated lady for her role in the drama

On set, Julie and Suranne got straight into character and was seen shacking hands during filming

Writer Matt previously gushed over Suranne and Julie in a statement, hailing it a 'dream come true' to be working with them

Writer Matt previously gushed over Suranne and Julie in a statement, hailing it a ‘dream come true’ to be working with them

Bridgerton star Corey Mylchreest, 25, stars as Julie’s step-son Matheo Lewis, while Anatomy of a Fall star Jehnny Beth, 39, plays President Toussaint’s chief of staff Adrienne Pelletier.

Lucian Msamati, 48, is set to play Abigail’s chief of staff Kofi Adomako.

The Netflix drama, written by Matt Charman, is set to release five episode sometime in 2025. 

Matt previously gushed over Suranne and Julie in a statement, hailing it a ‘dream come true’ to be working with them.

He said: ‘Writing a tense, high-stakes political thriller about the two most powerful women in the world, and then having Suranne Jones and Julie Delpy play them, is a dream come true for me.’

Earlier this month, Suranne also gushed over the project and wrote: ‘Thrilled to be working with the icon that is Julie Delpy! Matt Charman and his amazing scripts and the brilliant @isabellesieb as Lead director.

‘Amy Neil will join us for eps 4 and 5. I will also be exc producing and it’s been such a wonderful experience so far. Can’t wait to bring it all to life with our extraordinary cast.’

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