This July on History, join the heroic General Sam Houston and the legendary “Yellow Rose of Texas” as they fight against the vicious rule of the Mexican General Santa Anna in Texas Rising. A television event like non-other, Texas Rising is a 10-hour television miniseries based on the Texas Revolution against Mexico and how the Texas Rangers were created.
Directed by Roland Joffé, the series boasts an all-star cast and top notch production values as it chronicles the events that led to the formation of the formidable Texas Rangers under the command of the legendary General Sam Houston and how they were instrumental in leading the state to victory. Starring Bill Paxton, Jeffery Dean Morgan, Olivier Martinez, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, Kris Kristofferson and Thomas Jane, this is one History original series with some major star power.
Texas Rising premieres on History (Ch555) and History HD (Astro B.Yond Ch575) on Friday, 24 July at 10pm.