Exclusive: First look at new Netflix fantasy show with His Dark Materials star

Sam Warner
·2 min read
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Photo credit: Netflix

From Digital Spy

Netflix has unveiled brand new fantasy series The Letter for the King, and Digital Spy has an exclusive first look right here.

The series follows a knight's quest to deliver a secret letter to the king, getting caught up in a magical prophecy along the way (such is life).

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Among the cast are His Dark Materials' Amir Wilson – who plays the knight Tiuri – and Iron Fist and The Lord of the Rings actor David Wenham as Sir Tiuri the Valiant.

On top of that are Omid Djalili (His Dark Materials) as Sir Fantumar, Peter Ferdinando (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword) as Jaro and Ruby Serkis (National Treasure) as Lavinia.

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Photo credit: Netflix

The first look pictures showcase Wilson and others in action in the series' fictional medieval setting.

The Letter for the King is based on the book of the same name by Tonke Dragt, with Will Davies (How to Train Your Dragon) on writing duties.

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Photo credit: Netflix

The full synopsis reads: "The Letter for the King is the story of a ruthless prince who threatens to cast the world into darkness, when a young knight in training named Tiuri embarks on an epic quest to deliver a secret letter to the king.

"Along the way, he unexpectedly finds himself at the centre of a magical prophecy foretelling the rise of a hero who can defeat the prince and restore peace. If he's going to survive the journey, Tiuri will have to learn what it means to be a true knight – and a true leader."

The Letter For The King is coming soon to Netflix.

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