It’s hard not to get excited about this ambitious period drama series launching Friday on Amazon Prime; after all: it was co-created and written by Jez Butterworth , the award-winning English playwright who also co-wrote the screenplays to Spectre and Black Mass . Set way back in AD 43, it follows ancient Rome’s conquest of the Celts in a British Isles that was dominated by superstition and pagan rituals. Factor in a fantastic cast led by David Morrissey , Kelly Reilly , and Zoë Wanamaker , and Britannia looks like pretty unmissable TV.
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