The British fantasy series about the classic tale of Arthur, Merlin
, and the Knights of the Round Table
has made hearts swoon and captured the imaginations of fans across the globe. Merlin
returns for its fifth season on September 29th across the Pond in the U.K. – and will hopefully air early next winter in the States. However, some of the juicy scoop and spoilers shared at last month’s Comic-Con event in San Diego were too good to keep to ourselves. Accordingly, here are some of the highlights that fans can anticipate from Merlin
’s upcoming 5th season.
Executive producer Johnny Capps
revealed that Season 5 opens three years after the events of the 4th season finale, which featured the long-awaited wedding of Arthur and Guinevere. He also explained that Season 5 will be a little bit more darker and sophisticated as they move towards the more classic Arthurian legend,