• Mark Hamill Mulls “God's Executioners” As Heroes Of ‘Knightfall' - TCA

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    Mark Hamill , who will debut March 25 in Season 2 of History 's medieval drama Knightfall , came to TCA to explain he had no intention of making the commitment until watching episodes and getting hooked.
    Hamill plays Talus, the battle-hardened Knight Templar veteran of the Crusades who survived a decade of captivity in the Holy Land and is tasked with training new initiates to the Order.
    "I've never done a character quite like this before - a religious zealot and man of...
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  • Yes, Mark Hamill Is Aware of the Connection Between History's ‘Knightfall' and ‘Star Wars'

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    When Mark Hamill joined Season 2 of History's “Knightfall,” he swapped his long-held lightsaber for a Medieval sword. But he didn't switch completely from one world to another, seeing as the themes in the drama series are similar to those explored in “Star Wars.”
    And yes, Hamill is aware that the Knights Templar - the group he's entering for the Tom Cullen-led drama - were part of what inspired George Lucas' Jedi - a group he's all too familiar with due to his decades of playing Luke Skywalker in the franchise.
    Hamill was asked during the Television Critics Association press tour Sunday if...
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  • ‘Knightfall' Gets Season 2 Premiere Date On History, First Trailer - TCA

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    History has set Monday, March 25 at 10 PM for the season 2 premiere of its popular medieval drama series Knightfall from A+E Studios, Jeremy Renner's The Combine and Midnight Radio. The date was announced Sunday at TCA along with the first trailer .
    Mark Hamill makes his series debut alongside star Tom Cullen in the eight-episode Season 2 which embraces a more brutal view of this harsh time in history, and heads towards the ultimate demise of the Templar...
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  • ‘Project Blue Book' Renewed For Season 2 By History - TCA

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    History has ordered a 10-episode second season of its hit UFO drama series Project Blue Book , from A+E Studios and executive producer Robert Zemeckis .
    The renewal comes amid strong ratings for the series, which is averaging 3.4 million viewers in L+3, making it the No. 1 new series on cable among total viewers this season. It has also helped propel History to the No. 1 entertainment network in cable on Tuesday nights in prime among total viewers.
    "We are believers in Proje...
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  • ‘Project Blue Book' Renewed for Season 2 by History

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    History has picked up the Robert Zemeckis-produced UFO drama “Project Blue Book” for a 10-episode second season, the network announced on Sunday.
    The scripted drama, inspired by the personal experiences of Dr. J. Allen Hynek (played by “Game of Thrones” alum Aidan Gillen) amid the top-secret military investigations into UFOs and related phenomena in the 1950s and 60s, debuted on the network last month.
    The first few episodes have averaged a total of 3.4 million viewers for History, with three days of delayed viewing factored in.
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  • ‘Knightfall' Season 2 Trailer: Watch Mark Hamill Give Out Sage Advice and Punch People

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    History's drama series “Knightfall” will return with its second season - which includes Mark Hamill - on Monday, March 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, A + E Studios announced during the Television Critics Association press tour Sunday. But if you can't wait that long to see Hamill trade in his lightsaber for a Medieval sword, you're in luck, because History also dropped the Season 2 trailer.
    The 2-minute, 16-second video teases Hamill's debut as Talus, a battle-hardened Knight Templar veteran and initiate master who is tasked with preparing the next generation of men to proudly wear the iconic red...
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