Esquire has released a “Making of the Hero” behind-the-scenes video of its new Beowulf TV series. Watch it, below. Beowulf premieres Saturday, January 23, at 10:00pm ET/PT, on Esquire.
The cast of Beowulf includes: Kieran Bew as Beowulf. Ed Speleers plays his rival, Slean. William Hurt, Joanne Whalley, and David Ajala also star.
In UK, the Beowulf TV show premiered on ITV, January 3, to mixed fan reaction. It will be interesting to see how Beowulf is received, Stateside. The Beowulf series is inspired by the Old English poem of the same name.
Watch Beowulf “Behind The Scenes with Kieran Bew: The Making Of A Hero.”
From Esquire Network:
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).
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