Medieval Drama ‘Knightfall’ Gets Winter Premiere Date at History

Tom Cullen stars in 10-episode series about the Knights Templar

History has set a Dec. 6 premiere date for “Knightfall,” the network announced on Monday.

The 10-episode series delves into the medieval politics and warfare of the Knights Templar, the most powerful, wealthy and mysterious military order of the Middle Ages who were entrusted with protecting Christianity’s most precious relics.

“Downton Abbey” alum Tom Cullen stars in the series as the headstrong Templar Knight Landry as he embarks on a mission in search of the Holy Grail.

The series also stars Pádraic Delaney, Simon Merrells, Jim Carter, Olivia Ross, Ed Stoppard, Julian Ovenden and Sabrina Bartlett.

Don Handfield and Richard Rayner serve as creators and executive producers on the series produced by A+E Studios in association with The Combine and Jeremy Renner’s Midnight Radio. Dominic Minghella serves as executive producer and showrunner. Jeff Pinkner, Andre Nemec, Josh Applebaum, Scott Rosenberg, Barry Jossen and Douglas Mackinnon also executive produce.

Watch the trailer below: