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'Atlantis': First poster for BBC's new 'Merlin' replacement

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Atlantis, BBC One's new primetime fantasy drama, has released a first poster image for its debut series.

Featuring Robert Emms, Jack Donnelly and Mark Addy, the poster is viewers' first taste of what the series will look like when it arrives in the autumn.

Robert Emms, Jack Donnelly and Mark Addy in 'Atlantis' poster

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'Atlantis' poster



The BBC's Atlantis Twitter account has been tweeting cryptic messages about the show, but this is the first image that has been revealed.

> BBC One announces all-star cast for 'Merlin' replacement
> BBC announces new series 'Atlantis' to replace 'Merlin'

The fantasy series is from Merlin co-creators Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy and Misfits writer Howard Overman.

It follows the young Greek hero Jason at he arrives on the mysterious island of Atlantis, where he encounters new friends, magic and monsters.

The 13-part first series will launch on BBC America in late 2013, following the show's UK premiere.

Juliet Stevenson (The Village), Sarah Parish (Monroe) and Jemima Rooper (Lost in Austen) will all star.

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