An empire will burn. Below, Watch the Marco Polo TV show’s season two featurette from Netflix. The ten-episode second season of Marco Polo drops tomorrow, Friday, July 1, 2016. The historical drama follows 13th century explorer Marco Polo during his adventures along the Silk Road. In the video, the cast and crew set the scene for Marco Polo, season two, which promises to be much darker, internally as well as externally.
Featured in the video are Creator EP John Fusco, Lorenzo Richelmy (Marco Polo), Rick Yune (Kaidu), Benedict Wong (Kublai Khan), Claudia Kim (Khutlun), Remy Hii (Prince Jingim), Olivia Cheng (Mei Lin), EP Patrick MacManus, Mahesh Jadu (Ahmad), Tom Wu (Hundred Eyes), Gabriel Byrne (Pope Gregory X), Michelle Yeoh (Handmaiden/Lotus) and Brett Chan (Stunt Coordinator).
Netflix says, “In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, Marco Polo, is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court in 13th Century China.”
John Fusco is executive producer and showrunner along with Dan Minahan, whose previous work includes Homeland and Game of Thrones. Patrick Macmanus, Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein. and Elizabeth Sarnoff also executive produce.
Marco Polo is produced by The Weinstein Company for Netflix.