Meet the new hero of the Shieldlands. Esquire Network‘s new Beowulf TV series premieres Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 10:00pm ET/PT. Watch an extended trailer and a behind-the-scenes video, below.
Beowulf stars Kieran Bew in the title role, with William Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Ed Speleers, and David Ajala.
Here is how Esquire Network describes the Beowulf series:
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.
Here is the extended trailer for Beowulf.
Watch the behind-the-scenes video about the struggle for power. Esquire says, “All is not calm in the world of Beowulf. Joanne Whalley, Kieran Bew and Ed Speleers describe the web of relationships and politics on who will rule the Shieldlands.”
What do you think? Do you like the sound of the new Beowulf TV show? Do you plan to check it out, when it premieres, tomorrow?