History: Timely take on ‘Troy’

Spec traces scholars, archeologists attempts to find the ancient city

History: Timely take on ‘Troy’

Coinciding with Warner Bros.’ theatrical release of “Troy,” the History Channel will preem “The True Story of Troy” on the network May 16.

Two-hour spec traces the attempts of scholars and archeologists to find and excavate the ancient city. Pic uses battle reenactments and footage from archeological digs to illuminate the history of Troy.

Docu is produced by Providence Pictures and exec produced by Gary Glassman.

Carl Lindahl served as exec producer for the History Channel.

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