Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino has signed on to star in “The Last Templar,” an NBC miniseries based on the bestselling novel from Raymond Khoury, reports Variety.
Sorvino joins a cast that also includes Victor Garber (“Eli Stone,” “Alias”). Shooting begins next month in both Montreal and Morocco for an airdate later in the year.
The romantic adventure-themed mini stars Sorvino as Tess Chaykin, a Manhattan archaeologist searching for the medieval Knights Templar. Garber plays Monsignor De Angelis, who helps find the artifact.
Paolo Barzman is directing “The Last Templar,” based on a script by Khoury and Suzette Couture. Robert Halmi Sr., Robert Halmi Jr. and Michael Prupas executive produce.