Joe Gamp, MetroUK, December 21, 2017
The BBC and Netflix are gearing up for a brand new epic drama Troy: Fall Of A City, which promises an awe-inspiring take on the classic tale of war and vengeance.
The eight-part series, created by The Night Manager’s David Farr, who is also head writer and executive producer, will air on BBC One in 2018 and will see a stellar cast the epic story of a battle between mortals and gods – and the origins in which set the wheels in motion for the siege of Troy.
Now, the first images for the forthcoming drama are here and cast members David Threlfall (Shameless), Frances O’Connor (The Missing), David Gyasi (Interstellar), Jonas Armstrong (Robin Hood), Johnny Harris (This Is England) star.
Louis Hunter and Bella Dayne play the lead roles of lovers Paris and Helen, whose love affair brings society to its knees.
Told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege, Troy: Fall Of A City ‘is a rich story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging’.
Creator David Farr said: ‘I’m delighted we’ve assembled such a high-quality ensemble cast, mixing some exciting new faces with experienced actors whom I have long coveted and admired.’