Tag Archive: Merlin

The Kid Who Would Be King Trailer

TKWWBK Teaser Poster

Coming in February 2019 a new take on the King Arthur/Sword and the Stone premise. Starring Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Taylor and Sir Patrick Stewart as Merlin! The Kid Who Would Be King synopsis: Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic adventure THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING. Alex (Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he’s…

Ghostly Faces and Invisible Verse Found in Medieval Marginalia

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Ghostly faces and lines of verse previously invisible to the naked eye have been uncovered in the oldest surviving medieval manuscript written entirely in Welsh. “The Black Book of Carmarthen,” dating to 1250, contains texts from the ninth through 12th centuries, including some of the earliest references to Arthur and Merlin. “It’s easy to think…

Merlin Season 3 on DVD

Syfy Merlin

BBC is releasing Merlin Season 3 on DVD today. If you are a fan of Merlin you will want to add it to your library. For those who may not know Merlin is a British fantasy-adventure TV show. The show is based on the King Arthur legends of Merlin the wizard and his relationship with…

Merlin Season 4 airs January on the Syfy network

Syfy Merlin

Merlin, Arthur and the gang are back for another season. And this time things are heating up! In the UK, Season 4 wrapped up last week. But here in the USA we have to wait to see the show. On Friday, 06 January 2012 the wait it over. Trailer and cast photos below… Merlin Synopsis…

Starz Original CAMELOT on Blu-ray™ and DVD

Series Synopsis: In the wake of King Uther’s sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther’s unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner. But Arthur’s cold and ambitious half sister Morgan will…

Merlin Will Return For A Fifth Series

Camelot Episode 4: ‘The Lady of the Lake’ Recap

Synopsis of Camelot: In the wake of King Uther’s sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther’s unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner. But Arthur’s cold and ambitious half sister Morgan…

Camelot Episode 3: “Guinevere” Recap

Synopsis of Camelot: In the wake of King Uther’s sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther’s unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner. But Arthur’s cold and ambitious half sister Morgan…

Camelot Episode 2: “The Sword and the Crown” Recap

Philip the Dazed is back with a recap of Episode 2 “The Sword and the Crown” from the Starz Original Series Camelot. Synopsis of Camelot: In the wake of King Uther’s sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur,…

Camelot “HomeComing” Episode 1 Recap

We have a guest blogger, Philip the Dazed, who offered his services to write up episode recaps for the Starz Original Series Camelot. I have not decided if there will be podcast recaps of the show yet. However if I do a podcast it will not be until the show is out on DVD. Right…

Camelot: A Starz Original – new images

Starz is finally releasing media related to its new original series Camelot. I talked to one of their PR people and Starz only has American rights to the show. So unlike The Pillars of the Earth which aired in the USA, Canada and the UK, it appears that Camelot is only going to air in…

Camelot: A Starz original mini-series coming in April

Starz began making historical mini-series a few years back and hit gold with Spartacus: Blood and Sand. In 2010 they produced Ken Follet’s The Pillars of the Earth, an 8-part epic story set in England during the period known as “The Anarchy”. Now Starz is creating a new vision for King Arthur. From the Starz…

Bryan Singer gives update on his remake of Excalibur

The story of King Arthur can definitely be described as enduring. Rooted in the Dark Ages, it was shifted into the Middle Ages (with all the associated knights in armour, chivalry and damsels) by Sir Thomas Malory’s classic 15th century work Le Morte d’Arthur. With all the myth and mystery surrounding this semi-historical tale, not…

Stone castles, sword battles and talking dragons – Merlin’s back

We talk to Kate McGrath and Angel Coulby – Merlin’s Morgana and Guinevere – ahead of the show’s return to TV screens this weekend The third series of Merlin begins on Saturday – which makes it the perfect time to reflect on the astonishing success of this irresistibly fun but nonetheless ridiculous modern-day medieval television…