Netflix’s newest collection will delve deep into Arthurian legends.
The streamer on Tuesday unveiled the full-length trailer for Cursed, and there is a lot to love.
Primarily based on the New York Instances bestselling guide, Cursed is a re-imagination of the Arthurian legend, instructed via the eyes of Nimue, a younger girl with a mysterious present who’s destined to change into the highly effective (and tragic) Girl of the Lake.
After her mom’s demise, she finds an sudden accomplice in Arthur, a humble mercenary, in a quest to seek out Merlin and ship an historic sword.
Over the course of her journey, Nimue will change into a logo of braveness and rise up in opposition to the terrifying Crimson Paladins, and their complicit King Uther.
Cursed is a coming-of-age story whose themes are acquainted to our personal time: the obliteration of the pure world, spiritual terror, mindless battle, and discovering the braveness to steer within the face of the not possible.
The solid contains Katherine Langford (Nimue), Devon Terrell (Arthur), Gustaf Skarsgård (Merlin), Daniel Sharman (Weeping Monk), Sebastian Armesto (King Uther Pendragon), Matt Stokoe (Gawain), Lily Newmark (Pym), Shalom Brune-Franklin (Igraine), Emily Coates (Sister Iris), Billy Jenkins (Squirrel), Bella Dayne (Crimson Spear), and Peter Mullan (Father Carden).
Cursed is government produced by Wheeler, Frank Miller, and Leila Gerstein.
Silenn Thomas serves as co-executive producer and Alex Boden serves as producer.
Wheeler is the collection’ showrunner. Wheeler and Miller collaborated on the unique Cursed guide, which Miller drew full-color and black-and-white illustrations for.
The collection is poised to be one other strong fantasy drama for Netflix, and having Langford, who beforehand led the solid of 13 Causes Why because the lead, is an efficient name.
Langford has appeared in motion pictures since wrapping her two-season run on the aforementioned Netflix collection, however this can be a completely different kind of function for her.
Cursed will launch worldwide on Friday, July 17.
All 10 episodes shall be made obtainable on Netflix all over the world on that date.
Take a look on the full trailer beneath and hit the feedback along with your ideas on it.
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