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Of Kings And Prophets (ABC 2016, Ray Winstone, Olly Rix)

Of Kings And Prophets

Of Kings And Prophets was a short lived (pulled after 3 episodes) biblical saga of faith, ambition and betrayal as told through the eyes of the battle-weary King Saul, the resentful prophet Samuel and the resourceful young shepherd David — all on a collision course with destiny that will change the world.

One thousand years before Christ, the first king of the Israelites, Saul, struggles to unify the 12 Israelite tribes and defend his fledgling nation against savage enemy attacks. The prophet Samuel relays a message from God to King Saul that he must destroy one of Israel’s ancient enemies. But when Saul defies that message, Samuel prophesies that the Lord will tear the kingdom of Israel from him and choose another in his place.

In time, Saul comes to realize that his greatest threat will not come from his enemies, but from the shepherd, David.

cast
Ray Winstone as King Saul
Olly Rix as David
Simone Kessell as Queen Ahinoam
David Walmsley as Joab
Haaz Sleiman as Jonathan
James Floyd as Ishbaal
Jeanine Mason as Merav
Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Michal
Mohammad Bakri as Samuel
Nathaniel Parker as King Achish

other cast info
Alex McGregor as Merav (Original Pilot)
Mark Ivanir as Achish (Original Pilot)
Tomer Kapon as Joab (Original Pilot)

key behind the scenes crew
Adam Cooper as Creator/Executive Producer
Bill Collage as Creator/Executive Producer
Chris Brancato as Executive Producer
Jeffrey Nachmanoff as Director of pilot
Mahyad Tousi as Executive Producer
Michael Offer as Director of pilot
Reza Aslan as Executive Producer

show type
historical drama

broadcast from
3/8/2016 – 3/15/2016
1 season with 10 episodes in total, pulled after 3 episodes – 7 yet to air.

network and production companies
ABC – ABC Studios – BoomGen Studios





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