BBC America will be bringing upcoming British series
Atlantis to U.S. televisions.
Created by Howard Overman, Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps,
Atlantis is set in a time of legendary heroes and mythical
creatures. The news comes after the BBC announced the new
13-episode commission in June.
BBC America will now co-produce Atlantis, which is slated
for a fall 2013 premiere in the U.S. and in the U.K. In the States,
it will air as part of BBC America's "Supernatural Saturday" block,
which counts Orphan Black, Doctor Who and The Nerdist as part of
“Atlantis is the perfect series for our long-running
successful Supernatural Saturday programming block. An incredible
creative team and exciting cast are in place to deliver ambitious
CELEBRITIES from the small screen have been retelling epic
myths with a little help from the Forest of Dean’s stunning
Film crews shooting Atlantis for the BBC have chosen a
former supermarket warehouse in Chepstow as their main studio base
and have been venturing across the River Wye of late to shoot
scenes in the Forest.
Mark Addy, Juliet Stevenson (pictured) and Sarah Parish are
among the cast members starring in the 13-part series, described as
a “thrilling fantasy drama" which “brings to life the vast store of
Greek myths and legends re-imagined for a new generation".
Some of them have been spotted by people in the area. Gareth
Porter of Quad Bikes Wales, which sells and hires out specialist
off-road vehicles, tweeted: “Nice day…