Deutsch
HOME

THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH


Miniseries (8 x approx. 50 minutes / 4 x approx. 100 minutes)

  

The Pillars of the Earth is a sweeping epic of good and evil, treachery and intrigue, violence and beauty. This sensuous, spirited and passionate story is set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. In that time, there rises a magnificent Cathedral in Kingsbridge.

Genre:  

Epic Thriller

 

Format:
 

8 x approx. 50 min. /
4 x approx. 100 min.

 

Status:

 

 

now available

 

Budget:
 

40 Mil. USD

 

Awards & Nominations:

 

 

> view details

 

Cast*:
 

Ian McShane

(The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Rufus Sewell

(The Tourist, A Knight's Tale)
Matthew Macfadyen

(The Three Musketeers, Pride and Prejudice)
Eddie Redmayne

(The Other Boleyn Girl, The Good Shepherd)
Hayley Atwell

(Captain America: The First Avenger, The Duchess)
Sarah Parish

(Mistresses, Merlin)
Natalia Wörner

(Storm Tide, Miss Texas)

Sam Claflin

(Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Lost Future)

David Oakes

(The Borgias, Trinity)

Tony Curran

(The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Underworld: Evolution)
Gordon Pinsent

(Away from Her, Due South)
Donald Sutherland

(The Italian Job, M.A.S.H.)

and Alison Pill

(Scott Pilgrim vs the World, In Treatment)

 

* (credits are non contractual)

   

Production:  

TANDEM COMMUNICATIONS

(The Company, Impact)

Muse Entertainment

(Human Trafficking, Durham County)

Scott Free Films

(Gladiator, Unstoppable)

 

Produced by:  

John Ryan (Hitler: The Rise of Evil, Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows)

 

Executive Producers:  

David A. Rosemont

(Into the West, The Company)
Jonas Bauer

(The Company, The Hades Factor)
Tim Halkin

(The Company, Lost City Raiders)
Michael Prupas

(Ben Hur, The Kennedys)
David W. Zucker

(The Good Wife, Numb3rs)
Rola Bauer

(The Company, Ring of the Nibelungs aka Dark Kingdom - The Dragon King)
Tony Scott

(The A-Team, Man on Fire)
Ridley Scott

(The A-Team, Gladiator)

 

Story/Concept:  

Ken Follett

     
Teleplay:
  John Pielmeier (The Green River Killer, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter)
     
Director:
 

Sergio Mimica-Gezzan

 

CINEMA First Assistant Director: Schindler’s List, Catch Me If You Can, Saving Private Ryan. Winner of the DGA’s Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures Award together with Steven Spielberg.

TV
Heroes, Prison Break, Into the West

     

Distribution:

 

 

worldwide, TANDEM COMMUNICATIONS

 

Website:  

www.the-pillars-of-the-earth.tv

 

Copyright:  

© TANDEM PRODUCTIONS GMBH / Pillars Productions (Ontario) Inc. / Pillars Productions (Muse) Inc.

All rights reserved.

 

     
+++ 2014/10/31 New Drama Series Available at AFM: Spotless - A CANAL+ CREATION ORIGINALE & The Last Panthers, based on the Balkan Jewel Thieves... more +++ 2014/10/14 MIPCOM BREAKING NEWS: CANAL+ and CATTLEYA Commission ZEROZEROZERO, a New One-hour Drama Distributed by TANDEM Based on Title by Author of GOMORRAH... more +++ 2014/10/13 MIPCOM BREAKING NEWS: Haut et Court TV and July-August Productions Partnering on RUBBER DUCKS, a New One-hour Thriller/Drama Series Co-developed and Distributed by Tandem... more +++ 2014/10/09 MIPCOM NEWS: PIRATE'S PASSAGE -- Produced, Written & Starring Voice Talent of DONALD SUTHERLAND -- Demo Reel To Be Unveiled at MIPCOM!... more +++ 2014/10/07 MIPCOM NEWS: THE LAST PANTHERS - A New Drama Series Commissioned by CANAL+ and SKY ATLANTIC - Co-produced by HAUT ET COURT & WARP FILMS... more +++ 2014/10/06 MIPCOM NEWS: SPOTLESS - The Sexy, Dark New Drama Peppered with Black Humor - A CANAL+ CREATION ORIGINALE - Produced by TANDEM... more +++ 2014/09/29 Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim and John Hurt to star in The Last Panthers - Sky Atlantic and CANAL+ announce major new drama co-production with Warp Films and Haut et Court TV - Worldwide Distribution by Sky Vision and Tandem... more +++