The Musketeersí first seasonís finale aired in the U.K. on Sunday, and co-producers BBC One, BBC Worldwide and BBC America took little time in officially signing up for a second 10-episode season to air in early 2015. An optimist would take that to mean this first season was pretty special, but the pessimist would say ratings were more of a factor than critical acclaim.
We still have to wait until next year to see The Musketeers on BBC America, but we now have our first look at the stars of the drama. As you might expect, there are four of them. The new photo released shows us Santiago Cabrera (Aramis), Tom Burke (Athos), Luke Pasqualino (D'Artagnan) and Howard Charles (Porthos). That's three Musketeers and a very determined looking D'Artagnan in the center.
The BBCs, One and America, announced last summer that they would be co-producing a new small screen adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers. The last time the author's most famous work was adapted was by Paul W.S. Anderson with an, uh, interesting 2011 feature film but something tells me that this planned ten part television drama will offer a decidedly different take on the classic.
All for one and one for BBC One, and co-produced by BBC America, apparently. It looks like Alexandre Dumas' classic story The Three Musketeers is set to get the TV treatment, with BBC America co-producing the BBC One production The Musketeers.