Pillars of the Earth to premiere July 23, 2010

A mini-series based on the novel Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, will premiere on Starz July 23, 2010.

Set against the 12th century struggle between Maud, daughter of Henry I and Stephen of Blois, the story centers around Tom the Builder, who dreams of constructing a wonderful new kind of cathedral, and the ambitious Hamleigh family.

The series will star Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell and Donald Sutherland.