'Camelot' is no 'Merlin': 'This is an adult show'

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The legend of King Arthur has been retold and repurposed in film and television almost too many times to count. So when the cast and executive producer of Starz upcoming "Camelot" took questions at the Television Critics Association press tour, most of the talk focused on their new take."This is an adult show," says EP Chris Chibnall. "It's not really a family show. There are other versions of the story being told in family shows really brilliantly."He's likely referring to BBC and SyFy's tamer co-production of "Merlin." And though two shows about Merlin and Arthur might seem superfluous, regardless of tone, Chibnall sees limitless room for storytelling. "You think you know where the story is going, but we're going to have a lot of fun," he says. "This material has so much potential and so many avenues we can go down. The one thing I'm not worried about is more episodes and more seasons....


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