Rome may be the saga of two ordinary Roman soldiers and their loved ones. A romantic drama of love and betrayal, masters and slaves, and husbands and spouses, it chronicles epic times that saw nov a republic and also the development of a kingdom. The show starts in 51 BC, as Gaius Julius Caesar has finished their masterful conquest of Gaul after eight several years of war, and it is getting ready to come back to Rome. He heads house or apartment with several thousand dedicated battle-hardened men, a large amount 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 in order to take care of the stability of energy. Two of Caesar’s soldiers, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, thwart Pompey’s plan as well as in the process, win the eternal appreciation of Caesar additionally the Julian clan, affording the 2 plebian officers a romantic view of this governing class. The fates of Pullo and Vorenus become entwined with those of Caesar, Mark Antony, Cleopatra as well as the child Octavian, a strange and child that is awkward, by governmental guile and bloody force, can be the very first 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.
Scheduled for launch, Fall of 2005.
Executive Producer/Lead Writer – Bruno Heller Touching Evil (2004), The Huntress (2000), The Expendables (2000)