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The Eagle (11-Feb-2011)

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Writer: Jeremy Brock

From novel: The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff

Music by: Atli Orvarsson

Producer: Duncan Kenworthy

Keywords: Drama, Ancient Rome

A young Roman soldier sets out to recover the eagle standard of his father's lost legion in ancient Britain.

Based on the real-life mysterious disappearance of the Ninth Spanish Legion in ancient northern Britain circa 120 AD, The Eagle follows fictional Roman centurion Marcus Flavius Aquila as he seeks to restore his family's integrity despite seeing his military career cut short by setting out on a rugged expedition to recover his missing father's legion's eagle standard.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jamie Bell
14-Mar-1986   Billy Elliot
Douglas Henshall
19-Nov-1965   It's All About Love
Dakin Matthews
7-Nov-1940   Character actor
Denis O'Hare
17-Jan-1962   Larry Harvey on American Horror Story
Mark Strong
30-Aug-1963   Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Donald Sutherland
17-Jul-1935   The Dirty Dozen
Channing Tatum
26-Apr-1980   Model for Mountain Dew soda


Channing Tatum   ...   Marcus
Jamie Bell   ...   Esca
Donald Sutherland   ...   Uncle Aquila
Mark Strong   ...   Guern
Tahar Rahim   ...   Seal Prince
Denis O'Hare   ...   Lutorius
Dakin Matthews   ...   Claudius
Douglas Henshall   ...   Cradoc
Paul Ritter   ...   Galba
Pip Carter   ...   Placidus
Ned Dennehy   ...   Seal Chief -- The Horned One
István Göz   ...   Cohort Centurion
Bence Gerö   ...   Celt Boy -- Young Marcus
Zsolt László   ...   Paulus
Julian Lewis Jones   ...   Cassius
Aladár Laklóth   ...   Flavius Aquila
Marcell Miklós   ...   Fort Legionary 1
Bálint Magyar   ...   Fort Legionary 2
Ferenc Pataki   ...   Fort Legionary 3
Bálint Antal   ...   Young Legionary
Lukács Bicskey   ...   Druid
James Hayes   ...   Stephanos
András Faragó   ...   Captain of the Gladiators
Simon Paisley Day   ...   Surgeon
Ben O'Brien   ...   Milecastle Guard
Róbert Bánlaki   ...   Young Rogue Warrior
Brian Gleeson   ...   Traveller 1
Jon Campling   ...   Traveller 2
Thomas Henry   ...   Seal Boy
Ralph Aiken   ...   Patrician 1
Granville Saxton   ...   Patrician 2
Walter Van Dyke   ...   Patrician 3


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