Character: Morgan Pendragon
Directors: Mikael Salomon, Stefan Schwartz, Ciaran Donnelly, Jeremy Podeswa and Michelle MacLaren
Co-Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Jamie Campbell Bower, Claire Forlani, Tamsin Egerton, Philip Winchester, Peter Mooney, Sinéad Cusack, James Purefoy, Chipo Chung, Sebastian Koch
Created by: Chris Chibnall, Michael Hirst
Written by: Chris Chibnall, Michael Hirst, Thomas Malory, Louise Fox, Terry Cafolla, Steve Lightfoot and Sarah Phelphs
Based on: The Legend of King Arthur
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: N/A
King Uther dies suddenly. Britain is facing chaos. The sorcerer Merlin appoints the not so known son and heir Arthur as the king who was raised as a commoner, but his half-sister has other plans. Arthur faces tough times and will be tested beyond imagination.
Eva Green’s Role
Eva plays Morgan Pendragon, the beautiful and ruthlessly ambitious daughter of King Uther. She wishes to claim her right to her father’s throne, but she does not count on Merlin’s plans or the existence of Arthur, her newly revealed half-brother. In her pursuit of power and revenge, Morgan gives herself over to dark forces that allow her to threaten the court of Camelot from within.
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Available on: DVD and Blu-Ray
Production Trivia & Facts
Is an American-British-Irish co-production.
Camelot marks Eva’s first appearance in a television series.
Prior to working with Josh Hartnett on Penny Dreadful (2014) Eva co-starred with Tamsin Egerton (Josh Hartnett’s partner) in Camelot. Eva played Morgan Pendragon while Tamsin played Guinevere.
Camelot marks Eva’s second co-starring project with Sinéad Cusack. They previously co-starred in Jordan Scott’s Cracks (2009) where Eva played Miss G while Sinéad played her superior Miss Nieven.
According to series creator Chris Chibnall, the principal source material for the show is the book “Le Morte d’ Arthur” by Sir Thomas Malory.
This is the second time for Tamsin Edgerton to play a character in an adaption of The Arthurian Legend. She played Young Morgaine in the television miniseries The Mists of Avalon (2001).
Awards & Nominations
Primetime EMMY Awards (2011)
Nominated (Primetime EMMY)
Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music – Jeff Danna and Mychael Danna
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA (2012)
Nominated (Saturn Award)
Best Presentation on Television
Directors Guild of Canada (2012)
Nominated (DGC Craft Award)
Direction – Television Series for Episode 3 “Guinevere” – Jeremy Podeswa
Sound Editing – Television Series for Episode 10 “Reckoning” – David McCallum, Brent Pickett, Dale Sheldrake, Jane Tattersall
Gemini Awards (2013)
Best Sound in a Dramatic Program or Series for Episode 10 “Reckoning”
Best Visual Effects in a Program or Series for Episode 2 “The Sword and the the Crown”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series for Episode 1 “Homecoming/The Battle of Bardon Pass” – Peter Mooney
Irish Film and Television Awards (2012)
Nominated (IFTA Award)
Best Costume Design (Film/TV Drama) – Joan Bergin
Best Make-Up & Hair (Film/TV Drama) – Dee Corcoran and Tom McInerney
Best Production Design (Film/TV Drama) – Tom Conroy
Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA (2012)
Nominated (Golden Reel Award)
Best Sound Editing – Short Form Music in Television for Episode “Reckoning” – Yuri Gorbachow