British and French troops do battle in colonial America, with aid from various native American war parties. The British troops enlist the help of local colonial militia men, who are reluctant to leave their homes undefended. A budding romance between a British officer's daughter and an independent man who was reared as a Mohawk complicates things for the British officer, as the adopted Mohawk pursues his own agenda despite the wrath of different people on both sides of the conflict.
FX is tapping into the movie world once again for a limited series based on the 1992 classic The Last of the Mohicans. This news comes three months after the network gave the green light for an event series based on the 1996 film Fargo.
Christopher Crowe, who wrote The Last of the Mohicans screenplay with director Michael Mann, is on board to write the pilot script, with Kerry McCluggage and Steve Beck also developing the project. The story, based on James Fenimore Cooper's 1826 novel, will explore the origins of America as a nation, as told through the author's characters.Read More
Michael Mann's 1992 classic The Last of the Mohicans will finally be released in high-definition Blu-ray on October 5. This new BD will be priced at $34.99 SRP and you can take a look at the special features and cover art below. The film stars Daniel Day-Lewis and Madeleine Stowe.
Based on the literary classic by James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans takes place in the majestic mountains and awe-inspiring forests of war-torn Colonial America. In the midst of a bloody battle between British, the French and Native American allies, Cora Munro (Madeleine Stowe, 12 Monkeys, We Were Soldiers), the aristocratic daughter of a British Colonel and her party are captured by a group of Huron warriors. Fortunately, a group of three Mohican trappers, including Hawkeye (Daniel Day-Lewis), a rugged frontiersman and the adopted son of the Mohicans comes to their rescue. A passionate romance soon blossoms between Cora and Hawkeye, but many forces test their love as they continue to journey through the Frontier.Read More