In the wake of their success with "Spartacus", Starz will now explore the 'King Arthur' legend with the premiere of "Camelot", debuting April 1st, 2011, starring Jamie Campbell Bower as 'Arthur', Joseph Fiennes as 'Merlin', Eva Green as the sorceress 'Morgan', Tamsin Egerton as 'Guinevere', Claire Forlani as 'Igraine' and Peter Mooney as 'Kay :
"...In the wake of the sudden death of 'King Uther', chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer 'Merlin' has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous 'Arthur', Uther's unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner. But Arthur's cold and ambitious half sister 'Morgan' will fight him to the bitter end, summoning unnatural forces to claim the crown in this epic battle for control.
"These are dark times indeed for the new King, with Guinevere being the only shining light in Arthur's harsh world. Faced with profound moral decisions, and the challenge of uniting a kingdom broken by war and steeped in deception, Arthur will be tested beyond imagination.
"Forget everything you think you know ... this is the story of Camelot that has never been told before..."
An Irish-Canadian co-production from Octagon and Take 5 Productions, "Camelot" is shot on location in Ireland and executive produced by Ecosse Films and GK-tv.