Lionsgate Play to premiere historical-drama Romulus in India

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Mumbai: After launching the critically acclaimed Normal People on its platform, Lionsgate Play is all set to release Romulus. Written by Guido Iuculano and directed by Matteo Rovere, the show stars famous Italian actors Andrea Arcangeli, Francesco Di Napoli, and Marianna Fontana.

The historical-drama, released in 2020, tells the story of the birth of the city of Rome founded by the twin brothers Romulus and Remus. The ten-episode series is all set to make its debut on Lionsgate on the January 22 2021, Friday with the runtime for each episode being approximately 50 minutes making it the perfect weekend binge.

Set in the eighth century BC, the story is narrated through the eyes of three characters, Yermos, Wiros and Ilia, as they grapple with gut-wrenching loss, loneliness and violence. What sets the show apart is its historical retelling and marvelously created with cinematography, costumes, action sequence that also marks Matteo Rovere’s debut as a TV director. Dubbed in English, watch how the series unravel the birth of the mysterious city of Rome for some refreshing content on Lionsgate Play.