The streaming service Netflix has some interesting news these days, and they continue as they released a new trailer for the series “Marco Polo” which premiere is scheduled to start on 12 December.
In a world filled with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, “Marco Polo” is created on a base of the adventures of the famous merchant traveller in China. The character of Marco portrays Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy, and actress Zhu Zhu will appear as the main female character.
“Marco Polo” also stars Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Chin Han, Zhu Zhu, Olivia Cheng, Claudia Kim, Mahesh Jad, Tom Wu, Remy Hii, Uli Latukefu and Rick Yune. The period drama was shot in Italy, Kazakhstan and Malaysia.
The series was produced by Netflix and The Weinstein Company.
John Fusco (“Homeland,” “Game of Thrones”) created the series and serves as exec producer. Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”) directed the first two hours and are also exec producers.
Netflix definitely will have high expects for the series, since they poured over $90 million into the venture and hired directors like Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg to direct and executive produce the show.
The main trailer shows Marco Polo in a strange foreign land. You can get your first series impressions in the link below: