Nikolaj Dencker Schmidt has landed a supporting role in Netflix’s Cursed, an original series inspired by the age-old Arthurian legend.
The coming-of-age story chronicles the teenager Nimue’s complicated journey, as she’s destined to become the Lady of the Lake. After her mother’s death, she finds an unexpected partner in Arthur, a young mercenary, in a quest to find Merlin and deliver an ancient sword.
Katherine Langford will play the lead role, Nimue, in a cast that also include Sebastian Armesto, Shalom Brune-Franklin and Gustaf Skarsgard among others. The 10 episode series, based on Tom Wheeler and Frank Miller’s upcoming illustrated book of the same name, is currently in production and is expected to premiere in 2020.