IAIN DE CAESTECKER
TO LEAD THE WINTER KING EPIC TV SERIES AS KING ARTHUR
ITV's new streamer ITVX has announced cast for new epic TV series THE WINTER KING based on Bernard Cornwell’s Warlord Chronicles! It will follow Arthur Pendragon as he evolves from outcast to legendary warrior and leader. It is set in the 5th century long before Britain was united. In a land of
warring factions and tribes when the world was brutal and lives were often fleeting.
Featuring an exciting range of established names and new talent the cast includes:
Iain De Caestecker stars as a young Arthur, who begins as an exiled bastard before becoming the greatest hope for Britain.
Stuart Campbell is Derfel who transforms from left-for-dead orphan to the truest of all warlords.
Ellie James is Nimue a priestess saved by Merlin because she can see the gods - he gives her power, wisdom and learning. Eddie Marsan is Uther, High King of all Dumnonia, old and battle tested. He commands incredible authority, over almost all, bar Merlin.
Nathaniel Martello-White is Merlin, a politician, powerful, enlightened, and absolute. Fearless in the face of a King’s wrath he follows his connection
to his Gods in all things.
Daniel Ings is Owain one of Arthur’s closest childhood friends and like a son to High King Uther.
Valene Kane is Morgan, Arthur’s half-sister and another bastard child of King Uther. She is a
sharp-tongued and independent minded pagan and student of Merlin.
Simon Merrells is Gundleus, King of rival kingdom Siluria. Imposing and savage, Gundleus is prepared to slaughter whoever he needs to secure power.
|Iain de Caestecker is the new Arthur|
|Stuart Campbell and Ellie James will star in the new series|
|Simon Merrells and Daniel Ings will also star in the series|
A NEW FRENCH TV SERIES
|It will be a French language series|