Stephen Moyer Joins ‘The Bastard Executioner’
He was a brooding vampire in the popular “True Blood” series and it looks like this he has a thing for period drama because Stephen Moyer has just been signed on to star in “The Bastard Executioner.”
Moyer spent most of his life in “True Blood,” thinking and living life as if it’s the 1800’s and now he’s just signed on to star opposite Katey Sagal in the 14thcentury drama, “The Bastard Executioner.” Surprisingly, Kurt Sutter who’s behind this potential TV series will play a major role in the show as well.
Along with Moyer, Lee Jones, an Australian newcomer is set to play the title role while Matthew Rhys will make a guest appearance for the pilo.
“The Bastard Executioner is about a knight’s life during King Edward I’s reign who is broken by war and made a promise to lay down his sword, but ironically, violence finds him and forces him to take the most dangerous sword of all. Moyer will play the noble Milus Corbett while Sagal will play the role of Annora of the Alders.
Matthew Rhys will essay the role of Gruffudd y Blaidd, who is known as The Wolf, Leader of the Welsh rebels, Byth Encil. Lee Jones will play Wilkin Brattle who is a former knight. As for Stutter, he’s playing the role of The Dark Mute, the mate and guardian of Annora and no one’s ever seen his face. Sam Spruell will be Toran Prichard, an archer of Madog Llywelun, Darren Evans will be seen as Ash y Goedwig, an orphan “of the woods” while Danny Sapani will play the character of Berber the Moor.
“The Bastard Executioner” is definitely something to look forward to. considering that it has such a promising cast. There is a huge possibility that it will get ordered into series. For now, though, let’s look forward to its pilot and see how things will turn out. What do you think about this? Are you looking forward to it? Let us know by posting your comments below!
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