Akin Gazi: Knightfall (History)

Date - 8 November, 2017, All News Television

Akin Gazi plays series regular Rashid in Knightfall which will air on History later this year.

The ten part historical drama wrapped filming in mid December and History have released the first glimpse of the upcoming series in a teaser trailer. The series is produced by Jeremy Renner with Douglas Mackinnon (Outlander) serving as the main director.

Knightfall chronicles the mysterious but true accounts of the Knights Templar, the elite warriors of the Crusades. It delves into the great secrets protected by the Templars and tells the story of faith, loyalty and brotherhood that help sustain these warriors on the battlefield, and the dark events that would forever sear the infamous date of Friday the 13th into the world’s psyche.


Series regular Bayezid in Da Vinci's Demons for Starz, Omar in Prison Break for Fox and Rashid in Knightfall for A&E Studios.

Other notable screen work include Yardie directed by Idris Elba, Close for WestEnd Films, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them for Warner Bros., Desert Dancer, Zero Dark Thirty and The Devil's Double.

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