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Venturing into historical epic territory for the first time, Netflix is bringing us the tales of Marco Polo’s adventures into the court of Kublai Khan in 13th century China, and there is plenty of buzz surrounding the original series.
Produced by The Weinstein Company, the streaming provider launched an impressive first full trailer for the drama this week, and they’ve followed it up with an awesome new set of character posters for those sharing the screen with Lorenzo Richelmy, who makes his English-language debut as the eponymous explorer.
“Marco Polo” is an epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will be his greatest challenge yet, even as he becomes a trusted companion to the Khan in his violent quest to become the Emperor of the World.