The Creator Of Misfits Is Bringing Atlantis To The BBC

MERLIN (hi res)

So long Merlin…say hello to the new show taking your timeslot on Saturdays! The creator of the BBC series Misfits is setting his sites on the lost civilization of Atlantis!

[from BBC]

Atlantis

13 x 45 series, created and written by Howard Overman (Misfits, Dirk Gently, Vexed, Merlin) for Saturday nights this Autumn on BBC One

The city of Atlantis is a mysterious, ancient place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of palaces so vast it was said they were built by giants.

It’s into this strange, compelling realm that the young Jason arrives and an amazing adventure begins, bringing to life the vast store of Greek myths and legends re-imagined for a new generation in an action packed 13-part series.

Executive produced by Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy (Merlin, Hex, As If, Sugar Rush) and Howard Overman for their new production company. It will begin shooting in Wales and Morocco in April.

The series will launch on Saturday nights this Autumn and is executive produced for BBC Cymru Wales by Bethan Jones.

Howard Overman has a great reputation for creative and fun shows. I am already looking forward to Atlantis!

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