RHI Entertainment has inked a string of deals on its Crusades miniseries “The Last Templar.”
Germany’s ProSiebenSat1, France’s M6, Spain’s Antena 3, Australia’s Channel 7 and Mediaset in Italy have all acquired the four-hour adaptation of Raymond Khoury’s bestselling novel about a Manhattan archaeologist attempting to uncover the lost secrets of the medieval Knights Templar.
Mira Sorvino plays the archaeologist. Scott Foley, Victor Garber and Omar Sharif round out the cast.
RHI Entertainment, which specializes in made-for-TV films and miniseries, is producing “The Last Templar” for NBC. Paolo Barzman is helming the production, which started lensing April 5.