Akin Gazi plays series regular Rashid in historical drama Knightfall for A&E Studios.
The ten part epic premiered at the end of last year in the United States, but makes its British debut on the History Channel from July.
Knightfall produced by Jeremy Renner, with Douglas Mackinnon (Outlander) serving as the main director. It 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 Rashid in Knightfall for A&E Studios, Omar in Prison Break for Fox and Bayezid in Da Vinci's Demons for Starz.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. About Sainou
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