The new series, which takes place in the year 43 A.D., will follow Kerra (Reilly) and Antedia (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone‘s Zoë Wanamaker), arch-rivals in a land ruled by warrior women and powerful Druids capable of channeling the underworld. When Aulus Plautius (Morrisey) leads the Roman Imperial Army in an invasion of Britannia, they are forced to set aside their differences and work together to stop him. Stanley Weber (Outlander) and Hugo Speer (The Musketeers) co-star.
Jez Butterworth (Spectre) will pen Britannia, which is set to shoot on location in Prague and Wales and debut in 2017. The news was first reported by Deadline.
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