Netflix's pursuit of more original content has reportedly yielded "Marco Polo," an upcoming dramatic series under production by the Weinstein Company.
The streaming company has acquired the rights to the series, which chronicles the 13th-century merchant's adventures in the court of Kublai Khan, according to TV Guide. The nine-episode series, which is expected to be released in 2014, was originally under production for Starz, but the movie channel reportedly released its hold.
CNET has contacted Netflix for comment and will update this report when we learn more.
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