The historical series is based on the life of William Wallace, the hero of Scotland’s 13th century battles against English rule, the character Mel Gibson played in his Oscar-winning film Braveheart. Wallace hopes to follow in the path of other historical series including Spartacus and Camelot on Starz or Game Of Thrones on HBO. The international coproduction will be introduced at MIPTV in Cannes, April 1-4.
STV has today announced that production company STV Productions, in association with Digital Rights Group (DRG), LA based Nine/8 Entertainment and Creative Media is developing a historical drama series based on Scotland’s most famous story – that of legendary Scot, William Wallace. The series, entitled Wallace, will be an international co-production and promises to be a thrilling and dramatic biopic, charting the life of one of history’s most iconic characters. (more…)