Fire Strikes Set of Jeremy Renner-Produced Series ‘Knightfall’ in Prague

Production on History channel show is expected to resume on Monday

Last Updated: August 26, 2016 @ 12:59 PM

A fire at Prague’s Barrandov Film Studios has burned through the set of History’s upcoming scripted drama series “Knightfall.”

The extent of the damage remains unknown, but it is believed to significant, according to an individual familiar with the situation. No one was injured, and only exterior sets were affected by the blaze

Investigators have begun looking into the cause of the fire. Production on “Knightfall” is expected to resume on Monday.

“Knightfall” was created and is executive produced by Don Handfield and Richard Rayner, with “Avengers” star Jeremy Renner also serving as executive producer through his company, the Combine.

Tom Cullen stars in the original scripted drama following the true accounts of the Knights Templar, the elite warriors of the Crusades.

Barrandov is the largest studio in the Czech Republic, and it is one of the biggest in Europe. Recent films shot at Barrandov include “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” and “Snowpiercer.”

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