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Kate Winslet, daughter Mia to star in 'I Am' Season 3

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Kate Winslet, daughter Mia to star in 'I Am' Season 3
Kate Winslet and her daughter, Mia Threapleton, will star in "I Am Ruth," a feature-length episode of the Channel 4 series "I Am." File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo

April 11 (UPI) -- Kate Winslet and her daughter, Mia Threapleton, have joined the cast of the Channel 4 series I Am.

The 46-year-old actress and Threapleton, 21, will star in I Am Ruth, the first feature-length episode of the female-led drama anthology series.

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I Am Ruth will be one of three episodes in I Am Season 3. Filming will begin at the end of April and run for three weeks.

I Am is created, written and directed by Dominic Savage. Each episode focuses on a different woman and explores her experience in moments that are emotionally raw, thought-provoking and personal.

"I have always admired Dominic's work and, in particular, his commitment to telling real stories. British television is at an all time high, and I feel excited and honored to be part of this community, especially right now," Winslet said in a press release.

"It is a complete honor for me to be working and collaborating with Kate Winslet on this first film of the new series I am for Channel 4," Savage added. "Kate is such a legend, such an incredible and sublime acting talent, and I can't wait to start shooting this unique and important story that we have created together."

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Winslet's most recent TV role was Mare Sheehan on the HBO series Mare of Easttown. The actress won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for the role.

Threapleton is Winslet's daughter with her ex-husband Jim Threapleton, a director.

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