Airs: Saturdays 9 PM EST
Premiere: January 23rd
Starring: Kieran Bew, Lolita Chakrabarti, Joanne Whalley, Ed Speleers
Series Website: tv.esquire.com/shows/beowulf
Description: Based on the complex protagonist of a classic poem written between the eighth and tenth century, Beowulf takes place in a mythological place, The Shieldlands, and challenges the notions of good and evil, heroes and villains, and the rule of law against one’s moral code. The drama stars Kieran Bew (DA VINCI’S DEMONS), in the lead role Beowulf; multi-award-winning actor William Hurt (DAMAGES); acclaimed actress Joanne Whalley (WOLF HALL); Ed Speleers (DOWNTON ABBEY) and David Ajala (BLACK BOX). tv.esquire.com
Comments: This British made series has already begun airing overseas and now it gets its debut in the states. It looks like it could deliver and interesting and epic take on the famous character and should be worth checking out. Follow Beowulf at CancelledSciFi.com for the latest ratings and its renewal/cancellation status.