Rome may be the saga of two ordinary Roman soldiers and their loved ones. A romantic drama of love and betrayal, masters and slaves, and husbands and spouses, it chronicles epic times that saw nov a republic as well as the creation of an kingdom. The show starts in 51 BC, as Gaius Julius Caesar has completed their masterful conquest of Gaul after eight many years of war, and is getting ready to come back to Rome. He heads house with a huge number of faithful battle-hardened men, large sums of loot in silver and slaves, and a populist agenda for radical social modification. Terrified, the aristocracy threatens to prosecute Caesar for war crimes the moment he sets base in Rome. Caesar’s old mentor and friend, Pompey Magnus, tries to foment mutiny so that you can retain the stability of power. Two of Caesar’s soldiers, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, thwart Pompey’s plan as well as in the process, win the eternal appreciation of Caesar therefore the Julian clan, affording the 2 plebian officers a romantic view associated with the class that is ruling. The fates of Pullo and Vorenus become entwined with those of Caesar, Mark Antony, Cleopatra additionally the kid Octavian, a strange and embarrassing youngster whom, by governmental guile and bloody force, will end up the very first emperor of Rome.
A BBC (we, Claudius) and HBO (the Sopranos) co-production. (co-produced – Band of Brothers)
Filmed in Rome at Cinecitta Studios as well as on location around European countries.
Planned for launch, Fall of 2005.
Executive Producer/Lead Writer – Bruno Heller Touching Evil (2004), The Huntress (2000), The Expendables (2000)
Director (3 Episodes) – Michael Apted Heaven’s Prisoner’s/Blink (2004), Enigma (2002)
Authors – John Milius, Paolo Tiberti, Alexandra Cunningham, David Frankel, Adrian Hodges, William J. Continue reading “‘Rome’ Cast and Ideas at a Glance. Rome could be the saga of two ordinary Roman soldiers and their own families.”