Kurt Sutter’s newest FX’s series, “The Bastard Executioner” has its cast in place and some of the names are “Sons of Anarchy” alumni.
“The Bastard Executioner” will focus on a knight in King Edward The Third charge, who is broken by the devastation of war and pledges to lay down his sword. But when that violence finds him again, he is forced to pick up the bloodiest sword of all.
The cast includes: (via THR)
Australian new comer, Lee Jones as Wilkin Brattle, the imposing and emotionally deep yet spiritually tortured former knight in charge of King Edward I.
Stephen Moyer (True Blood) will play the role of Milus Corbett, a street-smart and noble savvy who was one of Ventris’ marshals in the army. Now serves as his chamberlain, chancellor and justiciar .
Katey Sagal (SOA) will play Annora of the Alders, a woman described as prescient, mystical and beautiful who offers predictions, cures and potions.
Timothy V. Murphy (SOA) plays Father Ruskin, a brawny yet gentle man with a bottled fury who is a former soldier that Left the military for the seminary. He’s a priest, rector and teacher of the court.
Flora Spencer-Longhurst will play Baroness Lowry “Love” Aberffraw Ventris. As cunning as she is kind and beautiful, the character hails from a wealthy Welsh family and married Ventris at 17 to protect her family’s land. Her noble duties always in conflict with her Welsh pride.
Sam Spruell (Taken 3) will play Toran Prichard, an archer under Madog Llywelyn in the last major Welsh rebellion. He put down the bow and picked up the hoe and is Wilkin’s best mate.
Kurt Sutter will also have a role as The Dark Mute, the mate and guardian of Annora (Sagal). The character rarely speaks and no one’s ever seen his face. This will be Sutter’s third acting gig in a TV series that also wrote. Sutter appeared on “The Shield” and “Sons of Anarchy.”
Other names included in the cast are Darren Evans, Danny Sapani, Sarah White, Sarah Sweeny and Matthew Rhys.
Kurt Sutter will serve as writer and executive producer and Paris Barclay who directed “Sons of Anarchy” will come back to direct this series.