Leonardo DiCaprio-produced docu-series, The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen, drops first look

FP Staff

Mar,06 2018 15:22:49 IST

American television channel History released the first promo of their upcoming docuseries The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen. Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the series' executive producers along with Jennifer Davisson and Stephen David.

The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen will be a dramatic portrayal of famous frontier pioneers like Daniel Boone, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and Davy Crockett as they explore the uncharted lands of America.

A still from The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen. History

A still from The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen. History

The trailer promises plenty of drama as these brave men explore and fight to claim the country's vast wilderness during a formative, highly volatile period of the country's history — from the American Revolution through the California Gold Rush.

Variety reports that the show will also include exclusive interviews with experts and survivalists. The four-part, eight-hour-long series is a follow-up to the 2012 show, The Innovators: The Men Who Built America.

The series stars Jonathan C Stewart (The American West) as Daniel Boone, Derek Chariton (Stargate: Origins) as Meriwether Lewis, Joseph Carlson (The American West) as William Clark; , Gareth Reeves (The Leftovers) as Davy Crockett, Robert I Mesa (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series) as Tecumseh and Adam Jonas Segaller (American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story) as John Charles Fremont.

The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen will begin airing on 7 March.

Updated Date: Mar 06, 2018 15:22 PM