Read more: Joseph Fiennes talks Wicklow based 'Camelot'

The Starz network has placed a ten-episode order for the Irish produced series Camelot.

The new project, from Irish producer Morgan O'Sullivan, is being prepped for an early 2011 premiere on the entrertainment network.

The series will be shot in Ireland and is expected to be based on Thomas Malory's 15 century Arthurian legend Le Morte d'Arthur.

"The story of Arthur isn't history, it's mythology, and Camelot isn't a place but an idea of hope that has resonated intensely at different times throughout history," Starz's Chris Albrecht told the press.

"The creative team has envisioned a highly entertaining and distinctly original TV program that fits in perfectly with our lineup.

Read more: Joseph Fiennes talks Wicklow based 'Camelot'