Versailles is not only the most beautoful palace on the planet. It is also a new series coming to the US via Ovation on October 1st.
For those who think this period was all about power, murder, sex and money (sounds like not much has changed actually since …) you are right. Check out the trailer:
Playing Louis XIV you may have recognized George Blagden from Vikings. I LOVE this actor and I am so happy to be able to watch Versaille.
Set in France during the reign of Louis XIV, Versailles is a lavish 10-episode production that tells the riveting story of the “Sun King,” the building of his opulent palace, and all the sex, murder, and power plays that roiled his court. Watch the drama unfold as Versailles becomes a battleground for romantic intrigue, power grabs, and declarations of war.