Described by Executive
Producer, Raymond Thompson, as "Star Wars on the planet Earth",
this is a fantasy saga of bravery, magic, myth, romance and
William Tell is the youthful leader of a band of young outlaws,
forever hunted by the forces of darkness, led by Xax and Kreel,
who have usurped power in their homeland.
The series of self-contained stories follows Willís quest to
restore young Princess Vara to her rightful place on the royal
throne and defeat Xax and Kreelís forces - and, by doing so,
bring back peace and order to the Kingdom of Kale.
Filmed on location throughout New Zealand (and many of the same
areas as the acclaimed Lord of the Rings - the series was
designed by Dan Hennah who won the Academy Award for his art
direction on The Lord of the Rings), the series has stunning
scenery and beautiful production values.
There is a star-studded cast of familiar faces (including
Nathaniel Lees from The Matrix), and a whole bunch of action and
adventure along the way, creatures, wizards and elves, mystery,
intrigue, humor and human drama, as Willís rebel band support
each other in their quest of defeating Xax and Kreel and fulfill
A provocative and imaginary tale to enthrall children worldwide
and indeed the entire family.
Kieren Hutchison as William Tell
Andrew Binns as Xax
Nathaniel Lees as Leon
Katrina Browne as Aruna
Ray Henwood as Kreel
Sharon Tyrell as Kalem
Beth Allen as Princess Vara
Drew Neemia as Drogo
1. Shaytana's Eye
2. The Fifth Column
3. Escape into Fear
4. Darkness and Light
5. Hidden Valley
6. The Challenge
7. The Spirit of Kale
9. The Sorcerer's Apprentice
10. Master of Doubt
11. The Lotus Eaters
12. The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior
13. The Labyrinth
Complete 1-16; 4 DVD's
8 out of 10
Full Screen in English, no subtitles, no commercials.
All eps have black sidebars & cut off just
before the closing credits start.