Longtime viewers will recall that the original aired on ITV, now the home to period drama rival Downton Abbey.
I think the worst thing you can do to the past is turn it into period drama—as much as I like Downton Abbey.
In the U.K.'s smash hit Downton Abbey, coming to PBS Sunday, the period drama is reinvented for a new generation.
But Pejic is now taking on his most foreign role yet: as "Radu," in the Turkish period drama Fatih.
Matthew Weiner, the creator of the period drama, examines the damaged ad men and stifled housewives that viewers love.