History Unveils ‘Knightfall’ Trailer Featuring Mark Hamill

History Wednesday released a first look trailer for the second season of its drama series Knightfall, which will feature actor Mark Hamill.

Knightfall, which explores a dark time in history from the perspective of the Templar, casts Hamill in the role as Talus, a battle-hardened Knight Templar veteran of the Crusades. 

Talus survives captivity for 10 years in the Holy Land and is tasked with training the new initiates to the Order, according to History.

Knightfall is produced by A+E Studios in association with The Combine and Midnight Radio, with Aaron Helbing, Jeremy Renner, Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg, Don Handfield, Richard Rayner, Cyrus Voris, Ethan Reiff, Rick Jacobson, Arturo Interian and Barry Jossen serving as executive producers, according to the network.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.