Netflix is pulling a sword from a stone in its upcoming original series Cursed. Based on King Arthur’s Lady of the Lake figure, the project comes from comic book writer/artist Frank Miller (The Dark Knight Returns, Sin City) and Puss In Boots writer/producer Tom Wheeler.
The 10-episode series is based on Miller and Wheeler’s upcoming illustrated young adult book, and will star 13 Reasons Why’s Katherine Langford as Nimue.
nager with a mysterious gift, and the series shows how she came to be on the road to her destiny.
After her mother dies, Nimue joins a young mercenary named Arthur, on his quest to find the magician Merlin and deliver an ancient sword.
The future Lady of the Lake becomes a symbol of courage and rebellion against the “terrifying Red Paladins and their complicit King Uther”.
Cursed will arrive in 2020.