He plays the dashing devilish second in command to Clive Owen's Arthur, foremost of his band of Sarmatian knights.
The movie was so-so but Ioan was excellent. He's not as serious as in Hornblower, has a wicked little glint in his eyes and is an absolute charmer.
Now for the obligatory "knit" blah - this is what I have been staring at for the last 1 hour.
Now excuse me while I go wipe the drool off my keyboard.