Roman Empire : Reign of Blood Netflix Now.

  ‘ROMAN EMPIRE’ EPIC SERIES WITH AARON JAKUBENKO AND SEAN BEAN AS NARRATOR Now here’s something new that you can watch as of today over at Netflix! November 11th marks the beginning of season one for ROMAN EMPIRE: REIGN OF BLOOD a stylish mix of documentary and historical epic that chronicles the reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome’s fall. The series features Sean Bean, who’s no stranger to epic adventure but here he is only a narrator, that hunky elven prince Aaron Jakubenko from MTV’s godawful epic series Shannara here upgraded as the emperor … Read more

Britannia

Britannia is a drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army – determined and terrified in equal measure – returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia – a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. TV series SKY UK Facebook          |         Twitter

Ancient 4000 BC – 500 AD

Ancient Era Films  4000 BC – 500 AD The one nice thing about liking Period Drama is that the older it gets doesn’t matter. Because I have been viewing and collecting period drama films for over 40 years, I know I just love them all. I do not consider myself a good reviewer (I’m too biased) and believe I find something good in all of them. The following list is in no particular order. In essence, this is the bucket list of Ancient Era films for you to see. I will add to this list as I find or view … Read more

The Last Days in the Desert

Last Days in the Desert follows Jesus in an imagined chapter from His 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert. On His way out of the wilderness, He struggles with the Devil over the fate of an ordinary family in crisis, setting for himself a dramatic test with distinctly human conflicts. Last Days in the Desert is an American drama film about the temptation of Christ, directed and written by Rodrigo García. It stars Ewan McGregor, Tye Sheridan, Ciarán Hinds and Ayelet Zurer. The film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2015. The limited … Read more

Who is Avan Jogia?

Avan Tudor Jogia (born February 9, 1992) is a Canadian actor, singer, dancer, model and martial artist. He is best known for playing Ben Stark in Caprica, Beck Oliver on Victorious, Danny Desai in Twisted, and Pharaoh Tutankhamun in the miniseries. Jogia was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. His father is a British Indian expatriate of Gujarati ethnicity, who immigrated to Canada, and his mother is of English, Welsh and German descent. Jogia has an older brother Ketan Jogia. Jogia speaks some Gujarati. Jogia is a dual citizen of Canada and the United Kingdom      

The Red Tent (2014)

Artfully chronicling the Old Testament history of the Twelve Tribes of Israel, this two-part miniseries envisions the turbulent world of the ancient Holy Land through the eyes of Jacob’s four wives and his headstrong daughter, Dinah. cast:  Minnie Driver, Morena Baccarin, Rebecca Ferguson, Iain Glen, Will Tudor, Debra Winger   Book:      The Red Tent is a novel by Anita Diamant, published in 1997 by Wyatt Books for St. Martin’s Press. It is a first-person narrative that tells the story of Dinah, daughter of Jacob and sister of Joseph. She is a minor character in the Bible, but the author … Read more

Red Cliff 2008

Written by     John Woo Chan Khan Kuo Cheng Sheng Heyu Starring Tony Leung Takeshi Kaneshiro Zhang Fengyi Chang Chen Zhao Wei Hu Jun Shido Nakamura Lin Chi-ling Part I In the summer of 208, towards the end of the Eastern Han dynasty, the Chancellor, Cao Cao, leads the imperial army on a campaign to eliminate the southern warlords Sun Quan and Liu Bei, whom he denounces as “rebels”. Emperor Xian reluctantly approves the campaign. Cao Cao’s mighty army swiftly conquers Jing Province. The Battle of Changban is ignited when Cao Cao’s cavalry starts attacking civilians on an exodus led … Read more

Epic new ‘Troy’ drama coming to BBC One from makers of ‘Humans’

Epic new ‘Troy’ drama coming to BBC One from makers of ‘Humans’ by William Martins. Humans 5 Anita (Gemma Chan) BBC One has ordered a “visceral multi-part series” retelling the fall of Troy from Humans makers Kudos. Created by Spooks writer David Farr, Troy: Fall Of A City is described as “thrilling and heart-breakingly intimate.” The official synopsis reads: “The story of the war between Greece and Troy is an epic tale of love, revenge, intrigue and bloodshed. Told from the perspective of the Trojan family at the heart of the siege, Farr’s psychologically rich and sweeping narrative goes back … Read more

Gods of Egypt – 2016

Releases February 26, 2016   LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 (UPI) —Gods of Egypt released a first trailer starring Gerard Butler on Tuesday.The 46-year-old Scottish actor plays Set, the Egyptian god of chaos, with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Horus, the god of the sky. Brenton Thwaites also stars as the mortal Bek, with Elodie Yung as Hathor, the goddess of the sky.The preview sees Bek help Horus reclaim his kingdom after Set blinds the sky god and steals his throne. The plot strays from Egyptian mythology, which sees Horus avenge his father, the sky god Osiris, after Set kills his dad.Gods of … Read more

TUT 2015 (tv series)

Tut, a six-hour scripted event series about Tutankhamun, aka King Tut (1333 to 1323 BC), the youngest Pharaoh to rule Ancient Egypt whose famous golden sarcophagus has become one of the symbols of the ancient civilization. Tut’s rise to power and his struggle to lead Egypt to glory, while his closest advisers, friends and lovers scheme for their own nefarious interests. “It’s a big, epic story with complex characters, remarkable heroes and strong women,” Levy said. “Tut” reveals, for the first time on television, the story of the Egyptian Pharaoh, one of the most renowned leaders in human history. This … Read more

Risen 2016

https://youtu.be/FkhwyI2UhUI Follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem. – Written by Sony Pictures Starring: Tom Felton, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Firth, Cliff Curtis Release Dates  United States Jan 22, 2016

One Night with the King 2006

Title:  One Night with the King 2006 Rate: [polldaddy rating=”8036248″] Era: Ancient (486-465BC) Genre:  Historical, Biblical Plot:  This biblical drama chronicles the legend of Hadassah, a beautiful Jewish orphan who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews from genocide. By revealing her heritage to the king, Esther thwarts a plan to annihilate Jews. [KGVID poster=”http://perioddrama.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/One-Night-with-the-King-2006-IMDb_thumb8401.jpg” width=”480″ height=”270″]http://perioddrama.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/One-Night-with-the-King-2006-IMDb.mp4[/KGVID] Director:  Michael O. Sajbel Writer / Screenplay:  Stephan Blinn (screenplay) Tommy Tenney & Mark Andrew Olsen (novel) Major Cast:  Tiffany Dupont, John Rhys-Davies, Luke Goss, Film Locations:  Dallas, Texas, USA Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India Links: Full Movie IMDB   Luke … Read more

Recommend – Lorna Doone 2000

A fairly dark and blurry video for a nice movie.  Made in 2000, there were very few trailers being made back then. Period Drama: Romance IMDb link: Lorna Doone (2000) Filmed in London and Wales, this two-part adaptation of the oft-dramatized R.D. Blackmore novel Lorna Doone was praised for its realism, though one or two nitpickers pointed out that the costumes were not all “in period” for 17th century Scotland. This time around, Amelia Warner starred as the titular Lorna, whose romance with young John Ridd (Richard Coyle) was imperiled by the bloody, long-standing feud between the Doones and the … Read more