Knightfall is a TV series themed around historical fiction. It is created by Don Handfield and Richard Rayner. This series was exclusively aired on the History channel.
This series has a certain charm to it that just needs more time to really feel it. The drama oozes out retro and medieval vibes. This combination is pretty hard to create an even digest for the audience.
Knightfall recounts the most important era of the Knights templar. The way the knights succeeded, failed, and then were severely suppressed. They were persecuted on the whim and wish of King Philip IV of France.
The series is led by our main protagonist, Landry du Lauzon. He is the leader of the Templar group. Lauzon is a great warrior with a thumping spirit. Since the knights were persecuted due to the orders of the French King. As a result, Lauzon becomes disappointed with the failure he faces in the Holy Land. Following the news of the Holy Grail, which has resurfaced.
The release date of the third season is yet unknown. Since the last two season’s rating was not that big. Knightfall had an average rating of 0.12. Its demographic was around 18 to 19.
Moreover, there was a 50% drop in the viewers compared to the first season. So, there is no guarantee when will the third season be dropped. The renewal of the third season is also not yet officially confirmed.
The cast of the drama will include Tom Cullen as Landry de Lauzon. Jim Carter as Pope Boniface VIII. Pádraic Delaney as Gawain. Simon Merrells as Tancrède de Hauteville. Julian Ovenden as William de Nogaret. Olivia Ross as Queen Joan of France and Navarre. Ed Stoppard as King Philip IV of France. Tom Forbes as Prince Louis of France. Mark Hamill as Master Talus. Matthew Marsh as Jacques De Molay.