Naveen Andrews to star in Sky One’s new drama, Sinbad
Sophie Okonedo, Timothy Spall and Naveen Andrews are lined up to appear in Sky1’s new drama Sinbad.
The 13-part series promises a “21st century take on the classic 8th century iconic hero”, and to reinvigorate “the hero’s adventures for a contemporary audience”.
Newcomer Elliot Knight has been cast in the title role.
Andrews, who starred in Lost, will play Sinbad’s nemesis, Lord Akbari, while Okonedo will play Razia, Queen of the Water-Thieves and Spall will appear as Anicetus, The Old Man of the Sea.