Saturday, November 22, 2014

"Marco Polo" on Netflix

Sneak Peek the first trailer from "Marco Polo", the new 10-episode Netflix/Weinstein Company TV series set in the 13th Century 'Mongol Empire', starring Lorenzo Richelmy, Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Chin Han, Zhu Zhu, Olivia Cheng, Claudia Kim, Mahesh Jadu, Tom Wu, Remy Hii, Uli Latukefu and Rick Yune, airing December 12, 2014:

"...'Marco Polo' was a Venetian merchant, whose travels are recorded in 'Livres des merveilles du monde' ('Book of the Marvels of the World', aka 'The Travels of Marco Polo' (circa 1300)...

" iconic book that first introduced Europeans to Central Asia and China.

"He learned the mercantile trade from his father 'Niccolò' and uncle 'Maffeo', who travelled through Asia, and met 'Kublai Khan', the ruler of the 'Mongol Empire'..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Marco Polo"...