Netflix has released the poster and trailer for season two of Marco Polo, the action adventure series starring Lorenzo Richelmy in the title role. Season two is set to premiere on July 1, 2016 with all 10 new episodes available on that date for your binge-watching pleasure. The series is executive produced by John Fusco, Dan Minahan (Homeland, Game of Thrones), Patrick Macmanus, Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, and Elizabeth Sarnoff. Fusco and Minahan are the showrunners. In addition to Richelmy, the season two cast includes Michelle Yeoh (the Handmaiden), Benedict Wong (Kublai Khan), Joan Chen (Empress Chabi), Zhu Zhu (Kokachin), Tom Wu (Hundred Eyes), Olivia Cheng (Mei Lin), Claudia Kim (Khutulun), Rick Yune (Kaidu), Remy Hii (Prince Jingim), Mahesh Jadu (Ahmad) and Uli Latukefu (Byamba).
The Plot: In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, Marco Polo is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court in 13th Century China, and the dark and tempestuous battle for the expanding Mongol empire.