DAVID SHOCKS EVERYONE WHEN HE VOLUNTEERS TO FIGHT THE
FIERCE GENERAL GOLIATH WITH HIS SLINGSHOT, ON "OF KINGS AND PROPHETS"
"Lest I Sleep The Sleep of Death" - King Achish has been using his fierce general, Goliath, to demoralize King Saul's depleted and outnumbered army of soldiers. Saul sends his son Ishbaal to fight Goliath, but when that yields disastrous results, Saul offers any man who beats Goliath a bounty and the hand of his daughter in marriage. Everyone is shocked when David volunteers to fight Goliath with his slingshot in the Valley of Elah. Despite everyone's pleas, Michal escapes Gibeah, believing her place is by her father's side at the battlefield. Meanwhile, Rizpah's true origins are revealed, and David's older brother, Eliab, inadvertently helps David realize his destiny, on "Of Kings and Prophets," airing TUESDAY, MARCH 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network.
"Of Kings and Prophets" stars Ray Winstone as King Saul, Olly Rix as David, Mohammad Bakri as Samuel, Simone Kessell as Queen Ahinoam, Nathaniel Parker as King Achish, Haaz Sleiman as Jonathan, James Floyd as Ishbaal, Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Michal, Jeanine Mason as Merav, David Walmsley as Joab.
Guest starring are Christina Chong as Rizpah, David Butler as Eitan the Elder of Judah, Danny Keogh as Jesse, Rowena King as Zaphra, Garth Collins as Goliath, Louis Talpe as Eliab, Francis Magee as Lahmi, Nathan Lynn as wagon guard, Riaz Solker as Israelite soldier, Liam Brandt as Philistine soldier, Nolan Africa as shield bearer.
"Lest I Sleep The Sleep of Death" was written for television by Adam Cooper and directed by Michael Robison.
"Of Kings and Prophets" was developed by Adam Cooper & Bill Collage. The executive producers are Chris Brancato, Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Reza Aslan, Jason T. Reed and Mahyad Tousi. "Of Kings and Prophets" is produced by ABC Studios.