And finally the moment has arrived! Netflix proudly presents another of its original series Marco Polo, produced by The Weinstein Company. The trailer you can watch below sees heroes, villains, fights, sensuality collide to give birth to a brand new world set in the early years of Kublai Khan’s ruling . The title role of the series belongs to Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy who is at his first collaboration with a US production. Other stars joining him are Joan Chen (The Last Emperor, Twin Peaks), Chin Han (Arrow) and Benedict Wong (Prometheus). Marco Polo will be available on Netflix US, December 12, 2014.
According to the official Netflix press release:
Intrigue. Deception. Bloodshed. These are just some of the obstacles awaiting legendary explorer Marco Polo as he navigates the inner court of 13th century ruler, Kublai Khan. From the back alleys of Venice to the perilous Silk Road, from the opulence of the Imperial City to the battlefields of China, Marco Polo is an epic action-adventure, where cultures clash, blood is spilled, and lies are told…
song featured in the trailer: The Unknown by Dirty South Feat. Fmlybnd