Richard Brake is a British-American actor best known for his role as The Night King in HBO’s smash-hit fantasy series Game of Thrones. Active since the 1990s, Brake got his film break playing Joe Chill in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins in 2005, before working in a string of horror and fantasy hits such as Hannibal Rising (2007), Nazi-zombie horror Outpost (2008), Joseph Kahn’s mind-bending Detention (2011) and Panos Cosmatos’ hallucinatory Mandy (2018). Well known for his frequent collaborations with Rob Zombie, Brake has starred in Halloween II (2009), 31 (2016) and 3 From Hell (2019). In 2020 he plays legendary wizard Merlin in Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot.
463 AD. A NATION IN NEED OF A LEGEND.
A tale of power, betrayal, lust and revenge, Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot tells the story of a man battling to fulfil his destiny to become the King his nation needs. Starring Richard Short (Mary Kills People) as Arthur and The Night King himself Richard Brake (Game of Thrones, Batman Begins) as Merlin.
The year 463 AD. England is a land divided. A land in need of a legend. King Arthur has been absent for five long years, fighting a war abroad that has stricken his knights, left his throne defenseless and his queen at the mercy of Mordred, his illegitimate son. He must return home fast, facing dark and dangerous threats from all sides. But as he fights to preserve Camelot and all that he holds dear, the toughest conflict will be with himself. Guided by the legendary wizard Merlin, Arthur must strive to become the king that his nation needs. It is the story of a legend, before the legend was told.
From the producers of Robin Hood: The Rebellion, Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot also stars Olivia Bernstone (Fighting with my Family) and Ronan Summers (Absolutely Anything).
Signature Entertainment presents Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot on Digital HD and DVD 13 July