Homeland actor David Harewood is to guest star in ITV’s epic new drama series, Beowulf.
Set in the mythical Shieldlands, a place of spectacle and danger populated by both humans and fantastical creatures, the series is described as “a western set in the Dark Ages of Britain’s mythic past”.
The 13-part show’s main cast includes Kieran Bew, William Hurt and Joanne Whalley.
Other confirmed guest stars include Ian Puleston- Davies (Coronation Street), Ellora Torchia (Indian Summers), Gisli Orn Gardarsson (Spooks and Spirits) Susan Aderin (The Last Detective), Kirsty Oswald (Ripper Street), Laura Donnelly (Outlander), Edward Hogg (Indian Summers), Alex Price (Father Brown), Jack Rowan (Silent Witness) and Itoya Osagiede (Okora: The Prelude).
The series is currently filming in the North East for transmission on ITV.