Netflix Sets “Marco Polo” Series Premiere

Netflix and The Weinstein Company have announced a December 12th premiere date for “Marco Polo,” its new original series starring Italian newcomer Lorenzo Richelmy as the famed 13th century explorer.

John Fusco (“Young Guns II”) created the ten episode series which will look at Polo’s time in the court of Kublai Khan. Also starring are Benedict Wong, Zhu Zhu, Joan Chen, Remy Hill, Olivia Cheng, Claudia Kim, Uli Latukefu, Chin Han and Tom Wu.

The first photos from the new series are also now available below.