Rupert whips his sword out
RUPERT EVERETT is joining the cast of swashbuckling drama
The star will play King Louis XVIII’s illegitimate brother Philippe Achille, the corrupt governor of Paris, in the third series of the show.
Everett said: “I’m very excited to be joining the new series. I love the show and I’m really looking forward to working with the team.” Also joining the cast is
star Matthew McNulty, who will play an ambitious criminal who clashes with the musketeers.
Hilary Martin, head of BBC Drama North, said: “The third series of
promises to be an ambitious and electric piece of drama.”