Rome may be the saga of two ordinary Roman soldiers and their own families. A drama that is intimate of and betrayal, masters and slaves, and husbands and spouses, it chronicles epic times that saw nov a republic together with creation of a kingdom. The show starts in 51 BC, as Gaius Julius Caesar has finished their conquest that is masterful of after eight several years of war, and it is getting ready to go back to Rome. He heads house or apartment with tens and thousands of faithful battle-hardened men, large sums of loot in silver and slaves, and a populist agenda for radical change that is social. Terrified, the aristocracy threatens to prosecute Caesar for war crimes the moment he sets base in Rome. Caesar’s old mentor and friend, Pompey Magnus, tries to foment mutiny so that you can keep up with the stability of energy. Two of Caesar’s soldiers, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, thwart Pompey’s plan plus in the process, win the eternal appreciation of Caesar therefore the Julian clan, affording the 2 plebian officers a romantic view for the class that is ruling. The fates of Pullo and Vorenus become entwined with those of Caesar, Mark Antony, Cleopatra plus the kid Octavian, a strange and child that is awkward, by governmental guile and bloody force, can be the initial emperor of Rome.
A BBC (I, Claudius) and HBO (the Sopranos) co-production. (co-produced – Band of Brothers)
Filmed in Rome at Cinecitta Studios as well as on location around Europe.
Planned for launch, Fall of 2005.
Executive Producer/Lead Writer – Bruno Heller Touching Evil (2004), The Huntress (2000), The Expendables (2000)