The images feature David Morrissey returning as
General Aulus and Eleanor Worthington-Cox as Cait. Mackenzie Crook is shown for
the first time as Harka - ‘The Dead Man’ and brother of Veran - also played by
Crook in both series one and two.
Two years on from invading Britannia, General Aulus
(David Morrissey) is romanising willing Celt tribes with the help of Celtic
Queen Amena (Annabel Scholey), and crushing those who try to resist. Aulus’s
behaviour raises suspicions that he has another agenda; one that raises ghosts
in Amena’s past and makes his threat to the Druids ever more critical.
The only form of hope for the Druids and Celts is Cait (Eleanor
Worthington-Cox), a young girl being trained by outcast Druid Divis (Nikolaj
Lie Kaas), to fulfil a prophecy that would save Britannia from the
Romans. But when the dead man wakes, two Druid brothers - Veran
(Mackenzie Crook) and Harka (Mackenzie Crook) begin an epic battle of wills
that divides the Druids and puts the prophecy in jeopardy.
Britannia is created by Jez Butterworth, Tom
Butterworth and James Richardson. Series two is written by Jez, Tom and
John-Henry Butterworth. Produced by Rupert Ryle-Hodges and executive produced
by Vertigo Films’ James Richardson; and Neal Street Production's Sam Mendes,
Pippa Harris and Nicolas Brown with Jez and Tom Butterworth. Britannia Series 2
is co-funded and will be distributed internationally by Sky Vision.
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