Rome (2005)

Starring: James Purefoy, Lindsay Duncan, Polly Walker and Ciaran Hinds as Julius Caesar.
Synopsis: A saga set during the last years of Julius Caesar's reign, centered on two Roman soldiers, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, and their families. Scheduled to air in June, 2005 on HBO. 12 episodes are currently in production at Cinecitta Studios in Italy.

July, 2004: and other sources are reporting that production was halted for a few months while the show was 'retooled'. Production is slated to resume in August on the fourth episode of the series. Due to the late start, production will continue well into 2005 and a June premiere is looking less than likely.