Swedish film series deals with Knights Templar

Arn: The Knight Templar, a 2007 Swedish film, is finding a following among fans of historical movies. The film and its sequel, Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road, are based on Jan Guillou's trilogy about a fictional Swedish Templar.

Arn stars Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin and Stellan Skarsgård and cost a record (for Sweden) US$30,000,000. The second film is scheduled to be released in August 2008.