Thanks to Cathy/JaneV and The Hollywood Reporter, we have learned that Matthew Macfadyen will be playing Prior Phillip in Ken Follett's bestseller, 'The Pillars of the Earth'. This will be a $40 million miniseries which begins filming on June 22 in Austria and Hungary. Premiere is set for late 2010.
"The plot of the suspense thriller set in 12th century England involves war, religious strife and power struggles as well as two interwoven love stories."
Read more about it on The Hollywood Reporter.