Atlantic Crossing

A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an epic drama based on the World War II relationship of Franklin Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha. Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Sex and the City) stars as Roosevelt, opposite Swedish star Sofia Helin (The Bridge) as Martha.

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Funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking and Raymond James with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust, created to help ensure the series’ future.

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Q&A with the Cast and Crew of Atlantic Crossing


The cast and crew answered questions about bringing the historical series to life.

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Crown Princess Martha & Franklin Roosevelt


What do we really know about the relationship between Martha and FDR?

Sofia Helin on Crown Princess Martha


Sofia Helin and more describe the complex and capable Crown Princess Martha.

Kyle MacLachlan on Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt


Kyle MacLachlan explains the complex relationship between the Franklin and Eleanor.

The Cast and Creator on History in the Series


Creator Alexander Eik and stars Kyle MacLachlan and Sofia Helin on the real history.

Uncovering Crown Princess Martha


Sofia Helin and more discuss bringing Princess Martha's story to light.

Kyle MacLachlan as Franklin Roosevelt


Kyle MacLachlan reflects on what it was like to play such an iconic role.