Joseph Fiennes, Eva Green Lead Camelot Cast
Eva Green, Joseph Fiennes
Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green have been cast in Starz's 10-part Camelot, the network announced on Thursday.
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Fiennes (FlashForward) will play wizard Merlin in this new take on the Arthur story. Green, who portrayed Bond girl Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale, will portray powerful sorceress Morgana.
Also in the cast: Jamie Campbell Bower (Twilight: New Moon) and Tamsin Egerton (The Mists of Avalon) as Arthur and Guinevere, respectively.
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In discussing the four actors, Starz President Chris Albrecht said, "We've got actors who can bring real passion and intensity to their roles."
Production should begin in late June, with a premiere set for early 2011.