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TV News: Mad, Conquistadors, Sunlight, Saint

By Garth Franklin Tuesday April 2nd 2013 11:19PM
TV News: Mad, Conquistadors, Sunlight, Saint

Mad Men
AMC has released several images from the upcoming season six premiere of "Mad Men". The images reveal very little in the way of story details, click here to see them.

Conquistadors
FX is developing the event series "Conquistadors" based on the Kim MacQuarrie book "Last Days of the Incas". Nicholas Osborne is writing and executive producing the drama.

The story follows Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro, the two Spanish Conquistadors who conquered the Incan empire, and Manco Inca and Cura Occlo, two teenage Incan royal lovers who led one of the greatest rebellions in history. [Source: The Live Feed]

They Marched to Sunlight
FX is also developing "They Marched Into Sunlight," a six-part limited series which "Traffic" scribe Stephen Gaghan will executive produce. The story is based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Maraniss.

Eric Simonson is writing the series which centers on two simultaneous events in October 1967 — the violent ambush of the Black Lion army battalion in the jungles of Vietnam, and a student protest against Dow Chemical, the makers of napalm, at the University of Wisconsin. [Source: Deadline]

The Saint
The first promo trailer is out for "The Saint," the new TV series reboot of the classic property which stars Adam Rayner plays gentleman thief Simon Templar, along with Eliza Dushku, James Remar, Enrique Murciano and Thomas Kretschmann.

MPCA produced the series which will be shopped to networks following a screening at this year's MIPTV Media Market in Cannes.

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