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Zardoz by Based on the screenplay by John Boorman.

Mini-series which is a re-imagining of the 1974 film starring Sean Connery. It is 300-years after a post-apocalyptic event brought about the collapse of civilization. Humanity has divided into two separate societies: “Eternals”, men and women whom have been immortalized and lives in a place called “The Vortex”, which has been cut off and isolated from the rest of the world by an invisible wall and The Eternals, led by their leader: The scientist May, preserves what is left of civilization and bring law, order and balance to their community. And “The Exterminators”, a tribe of barbarian warriors, whom live in “The Outland”, an area beyond The Vortex. Where in The Outland, The Exterminators worships a floating stone head called “Zardoz” as their god and The Exterminators believe, Zardoz promises them, that when they die, Zardoz will send them to The Vortex. Zed, an Exterminator, wakes up and finds himself within Zardoz's mouth, thinking he has died and Zardoz brings Zed to The Vortex. Zed's arrival in The Vortex causes disruption among the Eternals. But May decides to study Zed and to discover how Zed arrived in “The Vortex”, since Zed is the 1st Exterminator to arrive in The Vortex and to learn more about Zed's tribe. But, as Zed lives among The Eternals and learns about their culture and their way of life. Zed decides to set out and uncover the secrets of Zardoz, as he believes the answers lies in The Vortex. Which leads Zed to enter an old library, where Zed meets Arthur Frayn, a mysterious Eternal, whom teaches Zed to read a book and Frayn reveals to Zed, the secrets of Zardoz. But Zed's discoveries about Zardoz soon threatens the balance and eventually brings about the collapse of the Eternal society, all life in The Vortex and what remains of civilization. And Zed helps The Eternals become mortal again, as The Eternals wishes to die, as they grow weary of eternal life…

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. John Harrison 100% 

Cast Results

Zed Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Henry Cavill 100% 

May Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Bridget Regan 100% 

Consuella Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Lynn Collins 100% 

Arthur Frayn Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Willem Dafoe 100% 

Friend Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Jack Davenport 100% 

George Saden Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Greg Ellis 100% 

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  • Dan: Henry Cavill would make a good Zed.

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