This summer, Starz is set to premiere the eight-hour “event series” based on the bestselling novel “The Pillars of the Earth.” For those of you who want to put the names to the faces of the people who will be portraying some of the main characters, we have some photos to share with you.
Below is Starz’s synopsis for the miniseries, which will start off with a two-hour premiere on Friday, July 23rd at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Further down are photos of the amazing cast that will be bringing Follett's characters to life when this miniseries premieres next month.
Donald Sutherland as Bartholomew, Earl of Shiring
Hayley Atwell as Aliena
Ian McShane as Waleran Bigod
Alison Pill as Maud
Anatole Taubman as Remigius
David Oakes as William Hamleigh
Rufus Sewell as Tom Builder
Eddie Redmayne as Jack
Gordon Pinsent as The Archbishop
Matthew Macfadyen as Prior Philip
Natalia Wörner as Ellen
Sam Claflin as Richard
Tony Curran as Stephen
Photo Credit: The Pillars of the Earth © 2010 Tandem Productions GmbH, Pillars Productions (Ontario) Inc., Pillars Productions (Muse) Inc. All rights reserved.
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