Medieval

 FIRST ‘MEDIEVAL’ PHOTOS FROM THE CZECH EPIC! First photos coming from the sets of new historical adventure MEDIEVAL which sees American actor Ben Foster playing Czech national hero and warlord Jan Zizka who was a powerful figure in the famous Hussite wars in the medieval times. With the massive budget of about $20 million, the new historical movie is currently shooting on the sets near Prague and around Czech republic. Superhunky Czech actor and judo champion Petr Jakl is both writing and directing the movie! He is not the only athlete in the production as legendary Czech decathlon world recorder Roman Sebrle is also in the cast! William Moseley, Ben Foster and …

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Robin Hood 2010

In the year 1199, Robin Longstride (Russell Crowe) serves as a common archer in the army of King Richard the Lionheart (Danny Huston). A veteran of Richard’s crusade, he now takes part in the siege of Chalus Castle. Disillusioned and war-weary, he gives a frank but unflattering appraisal of the King’s conduct when the King asks his opinion, and Robin and his comrades—archers Allan A’Dayle (Alan Doyle) and Will Scarlett (Scott Grimes) and soldier Little John (Kevin Durand)—find themselves in the stocks. When the King is slain during an attack on the castle, Robin and his men decide to free themselves and desert. They come across an ambush of the English royal guard by Godfrey …

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Matthew Goode in Epic

MATTHEW GOODE JOINS BEN FOSTER, MICHAEL CAINE, WILLIAM MOSELEY, TIL SCHWEIGER IN ‘MEDIEVAL’ 14TH CENTURY ADVENTURE! ‘DISCOVERY OF WITCHES’ SEASON 2 GOES BACK TO ELIZABETHAN LONDON    MATTHEW GOODE JOINS CZECH MEDIEVAL ADVENTURE This is certainly a cherry on top of the cake! Rumour has it that Matthew Goode has just joined Czech MEDIEVAL epic movie in a very royal role! He will join Ben Foster, Michael Caine, William Moseley, Til Schweiger, as King Sigismund of Hungary and Croatia, the brother of Czech King Wenceslaus! MEDIEVAL will follow their 14th century national hero Jan Zizka of Trocnov (Ben Foster), a revered military tactician who defeated armies of the …

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The Last Kingdom S3

NEW ALEXANDER DREYMON PIC A new photo has been released from the set of the third season of our beloved mediaeval action adventure series THE LAST KINGDOM which is currently in production after a very long wait. It shows Alexander Dreymon as brave Uhtred of Bebamburgh! The series set in the 9th century when separate kingdoms were fighting against invading Danes will also see David Dawson return as King Alfred. Netflix will air the season probably sometime next year based on Bernard Cornwell’s novels. The third season will see Uhtred still fighting for his own piece of land

“Cursed” 2019

   ‘CURSED’ ARTHURIAN SAGA CASTS KATHERINE LANGFORD AS NIMUE, LADY OF THE LAKE   Netflix is preparing fantasy historical serial CURSED based on Arthurian legends and now they’ve cast 13 Reasons Why’s Katherine Langford as famous Lady of the Lake, Nimue! Zetna Fuentes will direct and executive produce the ten-part series. CURSED  is, as ‘Deadline’ reports, a re-imagination of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue (Katherine Langford), a teenage heroine with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake. After her mother’s death, she finds an unexpected partner in Arthur, a young mercenary, in a quest to find …

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Outlaw King

CHRIS PINE IS THE BRUCE Ahead of its premiere at Toronto Film Festival next month, Netflix has released trailer for OUTLAW KING which, out November 9th, sees Chris Pine playing Robert the Bruce who transforms from defeated nobleman to outlaw hero during the oppressive occupation of medieval Scotland by Edward I of England. Despite grave consequences, Robert seizes the Scottish crown  and rallies an impassioned group of men to fight back against the mighty army of the tyrannical King and his volatile son, the Prince of Wales. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, and Billy Howle also star. Edward Bruce, Earl of Carrick (Norman French: Edward de Brus; Middle Irish: Edubard a Briuis; Modern Scottish Gaelic: Scottish …

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REDBAD

Set of rich character posters from new epic historical adventure coming to us straight from the Redbad is hitting Dutch cinemas this month kingdom of Holland, with a rather exciting new trailer for their English language epic adventure REDBAD which hits domestic cinemas in Netherlands this month rich with battles and horse riding… and even swimming!  The movie is supposed to hit cinemas in some European countries from September and later on China as well, while Epic Pictures is distributing it in Northern America! The film stars Breaking Bad‘s Jonathan Banks, Søren Malling (as Danish king Wiglek) and Gijs Naber, and centres on the sagas and ancient …

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Viking Destiny

 STARRING WILL MELLOR AND TERENCE STAMP!  VIKING DESTINY which was both written and directed by David L.G. Hughes and starring British star Will Mellor next to legendary Terence Stamp and Paul Freeman with Victoria Broom, Anna Demetriou, Ian Beattie, Andrew Whipp, Laurence O’Fuarain also in the cast!   Viking Destiny does not have a release date yet VIKING DESTINY follows Princess Helle of Volsung (Anna Demetriou) who is forced to flee her kingdom after being framed for the murder of her father the King (Andrew Whipp). Under the guidance of Odin (Terence Stamp) she travels the world gaining wisdom and building the army she needs to win back her throne of …

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“The King” – King Henry for Netflix

While we are waiting to see Chris Pine as a Scottish hero Robert the Bruce in Outlaw King later this year, it seems Netflix is preparing another royal project. THE KING will star Oscar nominee Timothee Chalamet as king Henry V! Tom Hiddleston, Jude Law, Kenneth Branagh and Laurence Olivier were just some of the actors who portrayed the king famous for the battle at Agincourt. THE KING, directed by David Michod, will see Chalamet playing the king  who, after his brother is killed in battle before his coronation, takes over the crown in the early 1400s. The reluctant ruler …

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The Name of the Rose 2019

MICHAEL EMERSON JOINS ‘THE NAME OF THE ROSE’  Italian RAI is preparing $30 million epic series based on Umberto Eco’s THE NAME OF THE ROSE and that John Turturro (As William of Baskerville) and Rupert Everett (as Inquisitor Gui) will lead the cast, and now they’re joined by Michael Emerson who will play The Abbot, an ambiguous, greedy, over sensitive and irritable prince of the Abbey! To start airing its eight episodes at the beginning of next year, it follows William of Baskerville, a 14th century Franciscan monk, as he investigates a series of unusual deaths at a remote monastery! …

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TROY: Fall of a City

STARTING NEXT WEEK ON BBC!  Saturday, Feb. 17th What better way to warm yourself up a bit during cold winter nights than with some scantily clad Greek warriors and princesses, starting next Saturday, February 17th, when British BBC will start airing TROY: FALL OF A CITY, eight episode brand new epic television series! TROY: FALL OF A CITY an epic tale of mortals and gods, has a psychologically rich and sweeping narrative which goes back to the story’s origins: to the judgement of Paris, his scandalous love affair with Helen, and the ill-starred prophecy surrounding his birth. Told from the …

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The New ROBIN HOOD – images from Sherwood

Releases September 21, 2018 US Epic bliss and splendour today, my spylings, with new photos from some of this year’s upcoming historical movies arriving for your pleasure and delight!  Earlier last year you  saw the first photos from the latest big screen version of ROBIN HOOD and now the studio has released a bunch of new ones and there is one thing that will immediately pop into your eyes – the costumes will obviously have a certain edge differing from what you might expect from good old Mediaeval times Young Taron Egerton takes the role of the legendary archer Ben Mendelsohn is the villainous …

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