After the success of The Witcher, Netflix will be continuing the fantasy theme with The Letter For The King. The series is based on the Dutch novel (De brief voor de Koning) by Tonke Dragt. Starring Amir Wilson, Ruby Serkis, Peter Ferdinando, David Wenham, Thaddea Graham and Gijs Blom.
The much loved novel was originally published in 1962. The series described as an ‘coming of age story’, a ruthless prince who threatened to force the world into darkness. A young trainee knight is sent on a quest to deliver a secret letter to the king.
Ahead of the series release, Netflix have released a number of first look images, check them out below…
THE LETTER FOR THE KING is the story of a ruthless prince who threatens to cast the world into darkness, when a young knight in training named Tiuri (Amir Wilson) embarks on an epic quest to deliver a secret letter to the king. Along the way, he unexpectedly finds himself at the center of a magical prophecy foretelling the rise of a hero who can defeat the prince and restore peace. If he’s going to survive the journey, Tiuri will have to learn what it means to be a true knight — and a true leader.
The story is based on the best-selling novel of the same name and also stars Ruby Serkis, Thaddea Graham and Gijs Blom. The Letter for the King is written by Will Davies (How To Train Your Dragon, Johnny English, Puss in Boots) who also serves as executive producer. Paul Trijbits (Saving Mr. Banks, Sing Street, The Casual Vacancy) is also an executive producer. The 6-episode original series is produced by FilmWave.
The Letter For The King will be released in 6 parts sometime in 2020.