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TCA: BBC America to Co-Produce 'The Musketeers'

Complete Coverage: TCA Summer Press Tour 2012

Los Angeles -- BBC America will co-produce The Musketeers with BBC One, a new drama
series based on the classic Alexandre Dumas novel, network GM Perry Simon announced
at the TCA press tour here Wednesday.

Adrian Hodges (My Week
with Marilyn
) will pen The Musketeers
adaptation, which will tell the story of a band of soldiers assigned to protect
their king and country in the original 17th century setting,

The series will premiere 10 hour-long episodes in 2014,
which will air in the U.S. on BBC America's "Dramaville" programming block.