Ken Follett's Pillars of the Earth to be mini-series

In July 2010, Starz Entertainment will premiere an 8-hour mini-series basis on Pillars of the Earth, the novel by Ken Follett which chronicles the construction of a cathedral in 12th century England.

The mini-series, produced by Ridley Scott, will star Donald Sutherland, Ian McShane and Rufus Sewell and cost US$40 million. It was filmed in Hungary and Austria.