Netflix has made clear its intentions that they want to create epic fantasy dramas that can be loved by subscribers around the world. Not only do we have The magician to enjoy since December 2019, but looking to the future in 2020 is the arrival of Cursed.
Cursed is an upcoming original Netflix series based on the illustrated novel YA with the same name as Tom Wheeler. The illustrations were drawn by Frank Miller. Both act as writers for the Netflix series and also serve as executive producers. The management functions were divided between three directors, Jon East (Killing Eve), Zetna Fuentes (A life to live), Daniel Netthiem (The hunter)
When is the Netflix release date for Cursed?
Thanks to a Netflix update on twitter, we now have confirmation that the curse will arrive in the summer of 2020.
– See what's next (@seewhatsnext) May 7, 2020
A fan account also stated that the release date will be Friday, July 17, 2020! We have contacted you for more details and now await confirmation from Netflix.
– elif (@cursednimue) May 21, 2020
We previously reported that Cursed would arrive on Netflix in the spring of 2020, after online suppliers had cited a spring 2020 release date in the book announcement for the series adaptation.
What is the plot of Cursed?
The series is told through the eyes of Nimue, a young rebel teenage heroine whose fate lies in helping Arthur, a young mercenary to rise to the throne of Camelot. After his mother's death, Nimue asks Arthur for help in his quest to deliver an ancient and powerful sword to Merlin the Mage.
Who stars Cursed?
The cast members confirmed with roles are as follows:
|Occupation||Cast member||Where have I heard them before?|
|Nimue||Katherine Langford||Simon love | 13 reasons why | Knives|
|King Arthur||Devon Turell||Barry Ophelia The Teacher|
|Merlin||Gustaf Skarsgard||Westworld Vikings The Way Back|
|Rugen, the leper king||Ólafur Darri Ólafsson||Murder mystery | Arrested | The Meg|
|Cumber the Ice King||Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson||Atomic Blonde Alpha | War of Thrones|
|Red Spear||Bella Dayne||Troy: fall of a city | Guaranteed sex | Plebeian|
|Bu’Luf||Perry Fitzpatrick||This is England '86 | All the devil's men | Weekender|
|Gawain||Matt Stokoe||Bodyguards | Jamestown Misfits|
|Isma||Natasha Culzac||Men in black: International | The strangers ||
|Josse||Tobi King Bakare||temple|
|Yeva||Olwen Fouéré||The survivor | Mandy This must be the place|
|Druna||Jennifer Saayeng||Rocket summer | Vera Emerald City|
The cast members with unconfirmed roles are as follows:
|Occupation||Cast member||Where have I heard them before?|
|TBA||Sebastian Armesto||Whores | Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides | Marie Antoinette|
|TBA||Shalom Brune-Franklin||The state Bad mothers | Our girl|
|TBA||Emily Coates||Flack Warren Ackley Bridge|
|TBA||Billy Jenkins||The crown | Holmes and Watson | Humans|
|TBA||Peter Mullen||Ozark Tyrannosaurus The Sisters Magdalene|
|TBA||Lily Newmark||Pin cushion | Juliet, naked | Sex education|
|TBA||Daniel Sharman||Immortals | The collection | Teen Wolf|
|TBA||Catherine Walker||Dark music | Leap year | Patrick's Day|
|TBA||Adaku Ononogbo||Jessica Jones Shankman's Dietland|
Latest Cast News
– What's on Netflix (@whatonnetflix) September 16, 2019
like this Cursed is it based on a comic book?
It is an illustrated YA novel and not a comic book. Frank Miller and author Tom Wheeler collaborated on the project together to tell the story of King Arthur from the Lady of the Lake perspective.
The comic book was released on October 1, 2019. The second image was supposed to be the first cover, but has now been changed to the orange cover on the left below.
Behind the scenes of Cursed
There were many behind-the-scenes photos of Cursed.
Where's the production?
Filming was completed by the end of September 2019 and had been ongoing since March 2019.
Several locations were used during the shoot, including Frensham Little Pond in Frensham, Albury Park in Surrey, Bradford-on-Avon and Clearwell Caves in the Forest of Dean.
The series is in a long post-production process, but with its spring release date, it should be in the final stages now. We hope to see some promotional material fall soon.
How many episodes will be Cursed debut?
It was confirmed that Cursed will air ten episodes for the first season. That's the typical amount of Netflix order episodes for originals.
What are the run times of the episode?
There is no confirmation on the run times for episodes of Cursed. It is a safe bet that each episode will be approximately fifty to sixty minutes long.
The episode titles for Cursed were revealed, now we also know in which order the episodes are being released in:
|1 1||Alone||Janet Lin|
|2||Bring us to Boa Ale||Tom Wheeler|
|4||Festa and Moreli||William Wheeler|
|7||Queen of the Fey||Robbie Thompson|
|8||The Union||Leila Gerstein|
|9||The red lake||Rachel Shukert|
|10||The sacrifice||Tom Wheeler|
Go Cursed be available for broadcast in my region?
Cursed is a full Netflix original, so all regions with access to Netflix will receive the series.
What time Cursed be available to broadcast?
All of the latest Netflix titles are released at midnight Pacific Standard Time. This means that, depending on where you are in the world, it will depend on whether new titles arrive in the morning or late at night.
If you live in the UK, titles will arrive at 8:00 am, while in New Zealand new titles will drop at 8:00 pm or 9:00 pm, depending on the time of year.
The following schedule is a guide to launch times around the world:
|Timezone||Time available to transmit|
|Pacific Standard Time||00:00|
|Mountain Standard Time||1:00 AM|
|Central Standard Time||2:00|
|Eastern Standard Time||3:00 AM|
|Greenwich Time||8:00 AM|
|Central European Time||9:00 AM|
|Eastern European Time||10:00 AM|
|India Standard Time||13:30 PM|
|Japan Standard Time||17:00|
|Eastern Australia Time||7:00 pm|
|New Zealand Time||9:00 pm|
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