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Actors Cynthia Nixon, Miranda Richardson, Ben Chaplin, Peter Firth, Charlotte Riley and Tom Weston-Jones have been cast for the upcoming $44 million TV mini-series "World Without End", a Canadian co-production from Take 5 Productions, Galafilm, Tandem Communications and Scott Free Productions.
"World Without End", set in the same fictional town of 'Kingsbridge' as 'Pillars of the Earth', follows the descendants of major "Pillars" characters, two centuries later, incorporating historical events of the start of the 'Hundred Years' War' and the 'Black Death', during the reign of 'King Edward III'.
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- Michael Stevens
The $44 million eight-hour miniseries is being adapted by John Pielmeier, the same guy who handled the script for Pillars of the Earth, so there’s no doubt the project is in good hands. Tandem Communications, along with Scott Free Prods, Take 5 Prods. and Galafilm is producing the Michael Caton-Jones-directed miniseries that’s based on Ken Follett’s novel.
An all-star cast has already been lined-up, with a roster that includes Cynthia Nixon, Miranda Richardson, Ben Chaplin, Peter Firth, Charlotte Riley, and Tom Weston-Jones. The sequel takes place 200 years after Pillars of the Earth and revolves around a community that rises up against the massive taxes being piled on them by the king and church.
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- Marty Shaw
Cynthia Nixon will lead the main cast in the upcoming eight-hour miniseries ‘World Without End,’ the follow-up to ‘The Pillars of the Earth,’ Deadline is reporting. The $44 million dollar miniseries, which will be produced by Tandem Communications and Ridley and Tony Scott’s Scott Free Prods, will also feature Miranda Richardson, Ben Chaplin, Peter Firth, Charlotte Riley and Tom Weston-Jones. Michael Caton-Jones will be directing ‘World Without End,’ which was written by John Pielmeier. The miniseries is set in England, 200 years after ‘The Pillars of the Earth,’ and chronicles the hard times the citizens are facing after being hit with high taxes by the King and the Church. England »
Exclusive: German-based Tandem Communications and Ridley and Tony Scott’s Scott Free Prods. have locked in the main cast of their $44 million eight-hour miniseries World Without End, a follow-up to The Pillars of the Earth, which the two companies also co-produced. Cynthia Nixon, Miranda Richardson, Ben Chaplin, Peter Firth (MI5), Charlotte Riley (The Duchess) and Tom Weston-Jones (Enlightenment) lead the cast of the mini, based on the novel by The Pillars of the Earth author Ken Follett. Michael Caton-Jones (Rob Roy) is directing from a script by John Pielmeier, who also adapted The Pillars of the Earth for Tandem and Scott Free. The two companies are co-producing World Without End with Canada's Take 5 Prods. and Galafilm. Set in England 200 years after the events in Pillars, World chronicles tough times for ordinary citizens who are being hit with enormous taxes by the King, the Church as England teeters on »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
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