'TURN' star takes in Grand Illumination

Attention all you 'TURN: Washington's Spies'  fans - among the crowd of thousands who attended the Grand Illumination over the weekend was the star of a popular AMC show and his family. 

Owain and Gigi Yeoman visited Colonial Williamsburg this weekend, and even posted updates to their social media pages from historical places in the area. 

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Welsh actor and 'The Mentalist' alum Owain Yeoman plays Benedict Arnold in AMC's Revolutionary War drama. The show filmed scenes for an upcoming season recently in Williamsburg. 

'TURN', is a period drama based on Alexander Rose's book Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring. The series debuted on AMC on April 6, 2014, and the second season ended in June.

This season, the discontent of Washington's closest ally, Benedict Arnold, threatens the fate of the Revolution, while Abe risks his life to gather intelligence behind enemy lines, according to the AMC drama's website. 

The series was renewed for a third, ten-episode season this summer. The new season will premiere in 2016. 

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