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[07/14/14 - 10:00 AM]
Ben Kingsley to Star in Spike TV's Event Series "Tut"
Kingsley will play the key role of "Ay," the Grand Vizier to King Tutankhamun who wields tremendous power and influence as the top advisor to the young Egyptian ruler.

[05/05/14 - 09:48 AM]
Spike TV Greenlights Epic Six-Hour Scripted Event Series "Tut"
"Tut" reveals, for the first time on television, the story of the Egyptian Pharaoh, one of the most renowned leaders in human history.

[09/19/13 - 10:17 AM]
Spike TV Options "Tut," a Scripted Limited Event Series
The script takes "an illuminating, new look at the extraordinary story of Tutankhamun, based on recently discovered historical evidence."







TUT (SPIKE TV)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/19/13 - 7/14/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
six episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Spike TV's press release, July 2014) Legendary actor Ben Kingsley will star in Spike TV's event series "Tut," it was announced today by Sharon Levy, Executive Vice President, Original Series, Spike TV. Kingsley will bring his wealth of cinematic experience to the key role of "Ay," the Grand Vizier to King Tutankhamun who wields tremendous power and influence as the top advisor to the young Egyptian ruler. "Tut" will be shot entirely on location in Morocco and Canada this fall and will debut on the network in 2015. This will be Spike TV's first scripted event series in eight years and is another step in the network's move to reaching a more gender-balanced audience.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ben Kingsley as Ay
CREW INFORMATION:
· Angela Mancuso as EP
· Bradley Bredeweg as CRTR/EP
· David Von Ancken as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Gilles Perrault as PROD
· Greg Gugliotta as EP
· Guy Louthan as PROD
· Irene Litinsky as PROD
· Jeremy Elice as EP
· Joel S. Rice as EP
· Michael Prupas as EP
· Michael Vickerman as CRTR/EP
· Peter Paige as CRTR/EP
· Sharon Levy as EP (Spike TV)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Elice Island Entertainment
· Muse Entertainment Enterprises