Beowulf suits up for ITV

Here’s the first image of Kieran Bew starring as Beowulf in the new ITV adaptation of the classic story.

Beowulf

Beowulf

Bew stars alongside William Hurt, Joanne Whalley, and recently announced guest star David Harewood in the 13-part series.

Created by writer James Dormer, Tim Haines and Katie Newman, the drama is set in the mythical Shieldlands, a place of spectacle and danger populated by both humans and fantastical creatures.

Produced by ITV Studios, Dormer, Haines and Newman executive produce. Stephen Smallwood produces.

Filming is currently taking place.