Anthony Hopkins will play the role of a roman emperor in the drama series.
His performance will embody the character of Emperor Vespasian, who plunged into a ten-year war
The "Those About To Die" is produced by Roland Emmerich and written by Robert Rodart.
The series has a good amount of financial backing from AGC Studios
The "84 Charing Cross Road" actor is a two-time Academy Awards winner
Hopkins slept off during the Oscar ceremony, and it caused a little trouble for the presenter.
"The Father" actor posted his acceptance speech via a video the following day.
Martha Stewart broke up with Hopkins because of his acting role in The Silence of The Lambs."
The former stockbroker claimed she was frightened by his character, Lecter.