Netflix has released its key art for the highly anticipated original series Marco Polo and made us realize that explorers can be hot too.
The new original series stars newcomer Lorenzo Richelmy and is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court in 13th century China.
Marco Polo created by John Fusco, writer of the Academy-Award nominated feature Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, and will serve as executive producer and showrunner with Dan Minahan( Homeland, Game of Thrones). The first season will premiere with 10 episodes, which were shot in beautiful locations including Italy, Kazakhstan and Malaysia.
The global cast includes Richelmy, Benedict Wong (Prometheus), Joan Chen (Twin Peaks), Chin Han (Arrow, The Dark Knight), Zhu Zhu (Cloud Atlas), Olivia Cheng (The Flash, Broken Trail), Claudia Kim (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Mahesh Jadu (Neighbors), Tom Wu (Skyfall), Remy Hii (Treading Water), Uli Latukefu (Devil’s Playground) and Rick Yune (Olympus Has Fallen, The Fast and the Furious).
You can view the new series’ poster below:
Marco Polo premieres on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 12:01am PT in all regions where Netflix is available.
Photo Credit: Netflix