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Gillian Anderson, Ethan Hawke, WIlliam Hurt, Donald Sutherland Set for STARZ's Moby Dick Miniseries logo
Ethan Hawke
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STARZ will air the miniseries Moby Dick over two evenings August 1-2.

Stage veterans Ethan Hawke, William Hurt, Gillian Anderson and Donald Sutherland will headline the series, which is based on Herman Melville's classic, and featuring a script by Nigel Williams.

Hurt will play Captain Ahab, a man on an obsessive hunt for a legendary white whale that endangers his ship and crew. Hawke will play his first mate Starbuck, Anderson will play Ahab's wife Elizabeth, and Sutherland will appear as Father Mapple.


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