The incredible true story of the mysterious Knights Templar is unveiled in this new historical series that goes inside the medieval politics and warfare of the ancient order, entrusted with protecting Christianity’s most treasured relics. The show premieres tonight, Dec. 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on History.
Actor Tom Cullen shared with us the real history behind the new series Knightfall about the Knights Templar. Plus, he talks girlfriend Tatiana Maslany’s desire to guest star on the show.
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Knightfall begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar’s last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost. Years later, a clue emerges suggesting the whereabouts of the Grail and sends the Templars, led by the noble, courageous and headstrong Templar Knight Landry (Tom Cullen, Downton Abbey, Gunpowder), on a life-or-death mission to find the lost Cup of Christ.
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