The featurette seeks to explain the “real” story of the famous 13th century explorer and gives a glimpse into the upcoming Netflix original show.
“Marco Polo” will span 10 episodes on Netflix, shot in locations ranging from Italy to Malaysia. Lorenzo Richelmy plays the lead role of Marco Polo alongside a cast that includes Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Chin Han, Zhu Zhu, Olivia Cheng, Claudia Kim, and various others.
John Fusco created “Marco Polo” and also serves as executive producer. Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg are on board as directors and executive producers for the series, which comes from The Weinstein Company.