In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, "Marco Polo" is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century Mongolia.
Worlds will collide (Season 1)
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Did You Know?
Olivia Cheng worked out extensively to prepare for her physically demanding role as Mei Lin in the series. She even performed her own stunts. According to Olivia, the scene where she fights three soldiers while she was nude took two full days to shoot and she was exhausted by the end of the scene. But it was rewarding as it looked magnificent as no stunt doubles were used. See more
There were no Rome Catholics among Mongolian Christians, only Eastern Christians (Nestorians). See more
Referenced in Why Him?