Kate Mosse’s  Labyrinth filmed in Carcassonne next week


John Hurt, (Elephant Man, V for Vendetta) and Jessica Brown-Findlay (Downton Abbey) will be amongst a well known cast filming for a mini-series of Kate Mosse’s best-selling novel Labyrinth in Carcassonne this October. The made for TV adventure-thriller series  will be shown in  three parts. Amongst the cast will be  Sebastian Stan (Captain America) The First Avenger), Katie McGrath (Syfy’s Merlin) Emun Elliott (Game of Thrones) Janet Suzman (Nicholas and Alexandria), Vanessa Kirby (The Hour) and Italian actress Claudia Gerini (The Passion of the Christ).

Directed by Christopher Smith (Black Death) and scripted by Primeval writer Adrian Hodges, filming will begin on 7th October until 14th in the ancient streets of Carcassonne, taking place in the moat, the cemetery le chemin des Anglais,  the Hotel Terminus, the Trois-Couronnes, along the Canal du Midi, rue Aimé-Ramond (with some interesting stunts) Boulevard Marcou. ..

The story

Alice Tanner, a volunteer at a French archaeological excavation, finds two skeletons in a cave, along with a ring engraved with a labyrinth and finds herself in the middle of a dangerous and fascinating adventure. At same time as this is going on in the present, we meet  17-year-old Alais in the past, in thirteenth-century Carcassonne, and follow her struggles to  protect sacred books which reveal the secret of the Holy Grail and its promise of eternal life.


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