Trailer Park | Sinbad

Filmed in Malta and set for a July release, the Sky1 fantasy-adventure finally gets a full-length trailer.

Up-and-coming actor Elliot Knight stars at the titular seafaring adventurer in this new take on the Arabian Nights tale.
Up-and-coming actor Elliot Knight stars at the titular seafaring adventurer in this new take on the Arabian Nights tale.

The series - which features Maltese actress Marama Corlett in a prominent role - is an Impossible Pictures production for Sky and BBC Worldwide, and presents a fresh take on the legendary seafaring adventurer.

Having first appeared in the ancient stories of the 1001 - or 'Arabian' - Nights, Sinbad's adventures have been adapted for both the big and small screen since the 1930s.

In Sky1's version, Sinbad (newcomer Elliot Knight), will begin his legendary journey after being cast out of his native city of Basra following the death of his brother.

On a mission to lift a curse placed on him by his grandmother, he hops aboard The Providence, a ship populated by a rag-tag band of fellow adventurers, including the Norwegian sailor Gunnar (Elliot Cowan), sneaky jewel-thief Rina (Marama Corlett), and the lofty Nala (Estella Daniels).

Maltese actress Marama Corlett

Maltese actress Marama Corlett will play jewel-thief Rina

The series, whose 12-episode run was shot entirely in Malta, will air on Sky1 from July.

Though it remains to be seen whether the show will be renewed for a second season, Film Commissioner Peter Busuttil had told MaltaToday that the producers of the show expressed interest in returning to the island if this turns out to be the case.

 

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