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Katherine Langford wields an epic sword in our first look at Netflix’s fantasy epic Cursed

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An Arthurian legend comes to life

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KATHERINE LANGFORD as NIMUE in episode 104 of CURSED Cr. Netflix © 2020 Photo: Netflix

Netflix’s latest foray into the fantasy epic genre — chasing the glory of Game of Thrones — is Cursed. Based on the Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler book of the same name, Cursed follows Nimue, the young woman destined to become the Lady of the Lake, the figure in Arthurian legend who bestows the mighty Excalibur to King Arthur. She teams up with Arthur, who at this point in time is just a humble mercenary, in order to find the mysterious Merlin and deliver an ancient sword.

Katherine Langford of 13 Reasons Why (and a deleted scene in Avengers: Endgame) stars as Nimue, with Devvon Terrell (aka Young Obama from 2016 biopic Barry) as Arthur, Gustaf Skarsgård (yes, brother of Alexander and Bill, son of Stellan) as Merlin, and Daniel Sharman (who you might know from Tumblr gifsets of Teen Wolf) as Weeping Monk.

The series is set to premiere on Netflix some time this summer. Check out the first images below:

CURSED (L TO R) MATT STOKOE as GAWAIN THE GREEN NIGHT in episode 107 of CURSED Cr. DES WILLIE/Netflix � 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) OLWEN FOU�R� as YEVA in episode 105 of CURSED Cr. Netflix � 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) GUSTAF SKARSGÅRD as MERLIN in episode 104 of CURSED Cr. Netflix © 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) LILY NEWMARK as PYM in episode 104 of CURSED Cr. Netflix � 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) SHALOM BRUNE-FRANKLIN as SISTER IGRAINE in episode 104 of CURSED Cr. OLLIE UPTON/Netflix � 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) EMILY COATES as SISTER IRIS in episode 103 of CURSED Cr. Netflix � 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) DEVON TERRELL as ARTHUR in episode 102 of CURSED Cr. Netflix � 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) PETER MULLAN as FATHER CARDEN in episode 101 of CURSED Cr. Netflix � 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) DANIEL SHARMAN as THE WEEPING MONK in episode 102 of CURSED Cr. Netflix � 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) OLAFUR DARRI OLAFSSON as RUGEN THE LEPER KING in episode 104 of CURSED Cr. Netflix � 2020 Photo: Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) KATHERINE LANGFORD as NIMUE and DEVON TERRELL as ARTHUR in episode 105 of CURSED Cr. ROBERT VIGLASKY/Netflix � 2020 Photo: Robert Viglasky/Netflix
CURSED (L TO R) SEBASTIAN ARMESTO as KING UTHER PENDRAGON in episode 101 of CURSED Cr. ROBERT VIGLASKY/Netflix � 2020 Photo: Robert Viglasky/Netflix

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