Knightfall is an upcoming historical fiction drama television series on History. Knightfall was picked up for a 10-episode straight-to-series in January 2016, with Jeremy Renner as executive producer. The series is set to premiere in 2017.
It recounts the fall, persecution, and burning at the stake of the Knights Templar, as orchestrated by Pope Clement V and Philip IV of France on October 13, 1307. The series focuses on Templar leader Sir Landry, a brave warrior discouraged by the Templars' failures in the Holy Land who is reinvigorated by news that the Holy Grail has resurfaced.