FX’s The Bastard Executioner premieres on September 15, 2015 and in support of the show’s upcoming debut the network’s released two new videos. Up first is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the warbows that will be used in the series. The second video is titled Siege and offers up the description: “Fear the wrath of The Bastard Executioner.”
The Bastard Executioner was created by Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy) and stars Lee Jones, Stephen Moyer, Katey Sagal, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, and Sam Spruell. The cast also includes Sutter, Darren Evans, Danny Sapani, Timothy V. Murphy, Sarah White, Sarah Sweeney, Elen Rhys, and Ethan Griffiths. The Americans‘ Matthew Rhys guest stars.
The Bastard Executioner is a blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set in northern Wales during a time rife with rebellion and political upheaval, Wilkin must walk a tight rope between protecting his true identity while also serving a mysterious destiny.
Guided by Annora, a mystical healer whose seeming omniscience keeps Wilkin under her sway; manipulated by Milus Corbett, a devious Chamberlain with grand political aspirations; and driven by a deepening connection with the Baroness Lady Love, Wilkin struggles to navigate political, emotional and supernal pitfalls in his quest to understand his greater purpose.
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