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Dean Norris to Star in New History Miniseries Sons of Liberty

6/18/2014 Sadie Gennis

By Sadie Gennis
TVGuide.com

The drama tells the story of Sam Adams (Ben Barnes), John Adams (Henry Thomas), Paul Revere (Michael Raymond James), John Hancock (Rafe Spall) and Joseph Warren (Ryan Eggold)  as they secretly band together to change history and make America a nation. Norris will play the brilliant yet mischievous Benjamin Franklin andMarton Csokas will take on the role of the ferocious General Thomas Gage, who is sent to handle the unrest in Boston with a military response.

"From the Boston Tea Party to the Declaration of Independence, Sons of Liberty will tell the rebellious story of America's greatest fight for freedom," said Dirk Hoogstra, History's executive vice president and general manager. "History continues its commitment to bring viewers historical drama based on real events that have shaped our past, while capturing the spirit of the time. Adams, Hancock, Revere, are famous names in our history books, and Sons of Liberty will bring their stories to life."

Kari Skogland will helm with series, written by Stephen David and David C. White. Legendary composer Hans Zimmer will provide the title theme.

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