Knightfall Review: History’s Templar Knight Saga Takes a Page From Dan Brown

History premieres its newest scripted drama Knightfall with a visually impressive opener that eventually teases one too many sources of intrigue.

With Vikings having kicked off its fifth season just last week, and Six set to begin season 2 sometime in 2018, History launches its third original scripted drama with the medieval sword-and-chainmail saga Knightfall. Centered on the Knights Templar following a brutal defeat at Acre, the site of their last stronghold in the Holy Land and where the Holy Grail is show to have been lost, the series picks up in Paris 15 years later with the knights maintaining their military presence on the face ...