The Musketeers First BBC Cast Photos Released

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Photographer: Larry Horricks. Image Copyright: BBC

The BBC has recently released the first official photos for its upcoming drama series The Musketeers.

The pictures feature the shows four main cast members Luke Pasqualino, Tom Burke, Santiago Cabrera and Howard Charles.

Pasqualino will play the lead role of D’Artagnan (seen in the front of the above picture) with Burke, Charles and Cabrera playing The Musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis respectively.

For those of you who grew up watching the BBC cartoon series Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds, The Musketeers should follow on rather nicely.

The drama is set in Paris, France during the 1600’s following the adventures of D’Artagnan and The Musketeers, a group of swashbuckling elite French soldiers.

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Photographer: Larry Horricks. Image Copyright: BBC

The brand new series which is being written by Adrian Hodges, will first be broadcast in 2014 and will feature 10 one hour episodes.

Speaking to the BBC, Hodges stated that “The four actors look brilliant together and it seems like they have been working together for years.”