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Following on the success of the STARZ 2010 adaption of Ken Follett’s Pillars of the Earth, ABC is planning a 10-episode series based on the first book in the author’s Century TrilogyFall of Giants, (Penguin/Dutton, 2010).

According to The Hollywood Reporterif it does well, the other two books in the trilogy, Winter of the World (Penguin/Dutton, 2012) and Edge of Eternity, (Penguin/Dutton, 2014) will each get their own series.

The script is being written by Ann Peacock, who will also executive produce. She wrote the adaptation of Alice Hoffman’s The Dovekeepers, (S&S/Scribner tie-in, 3/17/15) for Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, which is set to air on March 31 and April 1 on CBS.

First look, below (Downey’s dove seems a bit anxious).

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