BBC America joins Atlantis

BBC America will coproduce new fantasy drama Atlantis (13×60′).

BBC America

BBC America

The series, commissioned by BBC One in the UK, was created by Howard Overman, Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps and is produced by Urban Myth Films.

Set in a time of legendary heroes and mythical creatures, Atlantis will bring to life Greek myths and legends.

The cast includes Mark Addy, Jemima Rooper, Juliet Stevenson, Sarah Parish, Robert Emms, Aiysha Hart and Jack Donnelly.

Capps, Murphy and Overman executive produce with Bethan Jones for BBC Cymru Wales.

The show, which is currently filming in Wales and Morocco, is set to air on BBC One and BBC America this fall.

Source: BBC America