Marco Polo has secured a second season renewal from Netflix, Seriable reports.
Official press release:
Marco Polo will Return for a Second All-New Adventure
Jan 07, 2015 – Pasadena, CA, January 7, 2015 – Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, today announced a new ten episode chapter in the adventures of Marco Polo and upcoming premiere dates for some of its highly anticipated new original series.
Marco Polo, the sweeping adventure that follows the famed explorers exploits in Kublai Khans court in 13th century China, will return to delight the global Netflix audience. Creator John Fuscos tale of Marcos journey will continue for 10 all-new episodes as Marco navigates Kublai Khans world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry. Fusco serves as executive producer along with Dan Minahan. Academy-Award nominated directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg also serve as executive producers. Season one was shot in Malaysia, Kazakhstan and Italy. Produced by The Weinstein Company, the series stars Lorenzo Richelmy as Marco and features Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Zhu Zhu, Chin Han, Olivia Cheng, Tom Wu, Remy Hii, Uli Latukefu, Mahesh Jadu, Claudia Kim and Rick Yune