Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Travis Beacham has announced he is working on Carnival Row, a new TV series starring Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean icon Orlando Bloom.
"Massive #CarnivalRow news, you guys: Orlando Bloom is Inspector Rycroft Philostrate. #AmazonOriginal #Legendary," the writer and producer tweeted Friday.
The Hollywood Reporter said the eight-episode project from Legendary Television is to begin filming this fall for a 2019 streaming debut.
Rene Echevarria is writing and executive producing the series, while Paul McGuigan is set to direct and executive produce, along with Beacham.
Bloom will play a police detective in the fantasy noir drama.