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Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst for Starz. It is one of several adaptations of the legend of the King Arthur.

Premise Edit

It is the late 5th century and Britain has been free of Roman rule for several decades, until chaos threatens to engulf Britain following the sudden death of King Uther. Dark visions of the future prompt the sorcerer Merlin to install the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther's unknown son and heir who was raised as a commoner, as the new king. The pair are installed in Castle Camelot with their allies, which include Arthur's biological mother Igraine, his foster brother Kay and loyal warriors Leontes, Gawain, Ulfius and Brastias. From Camelot, Arthur tries to build a new and better Britain, where people can live in peace.

Meanwhile, Arthur's cold and ambitious half-sister Morgan plots to take the crown from him. Banished by her father, King Uthur, who was responsible for her mother's murder to put Arthur on the throne, Morgan is responsible for Uthur's death and wants to rule as his successor. Aided by her loyal maid Vivien and the devious nun Sybil, Morgan takes up residence in Uthur's old castle, Castle Pendragon, from where she schemes against Arthur.

Why It Was Cancelled Edit

Starz faced significant production challenges, predominantly scheduling conflicts with some members of the cast.