Watch the trailer for Netflix's new Game of Thrones competitor, Marco Polo

Watch the trailer for Netflix's new Game of Thrones competitor, Marco Polo

Netflix has been lauded for the success of original dramas like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black — but the streaming giant isn't just resting on its laurels. The company's latest original series, which cost a reported $90 million to produce, is the historical drama Marco Polo — and the first new trailer shows where all that money went:

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Scott Meslow

Scott Meslow is the entertainment editor for TheWeek.com. He has written about film and television at publications including The Atlantic, POLITICO Magazine, and Vulture.