EPIX Sets Warlord Chronicles and Column of Fire Adaptations, Ed Burns Drama About Reagan’s America

TVLine | 1/18/2020 | Nick Caruso
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EPIX is adapting the popular novels The Warlord Chronicles and A Column of Fire in the coming year, the cable network announced Saturday, in addition to plans for a docuseries about a late-’70s Massachusetts cult.

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The Winter King will take on the the mythic saga of King Arthur. Led by the producing team behind The Night Of and His Dark Materials, the scripted drama will adapt Bernard Cornwell’s trilogy of Arthurian novels, The Warlord Chronicles. In the first book, Derfel Cadarn, a former warrior sworn to Arthur and now an elderly monk, tells the story of how Arthur became warlord of Dark Age Britain despite illegitimacy to the throne.

A Column of Fire is based on author Ken Follett’s Elizabethan-era dramatic novel of the same name. Written by former British actress Lizzie Mickery, the series will follow the 1558 romance between Ned Willard and Margery Fitzgerald, continuing on through...
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