the-dovekeepersJeff Beal is scoring the upcoming CBS mini-series The Dovekeepers. The two-parter is directed by Yves Simoneau (Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee) and stars Cote de Pablo, Rachel Brosnahan & Kathryn Prescott in the title roles, alongside Diego Boneta & Sam Neill. The series is based on Alice Hoffman’s bestselling novel and follows a group of extraordinary women whose lives intersect in a fight for survival at the siege of Masada. Roma Downey & Mark Burnett (The Bible, Son of GodSurvivor) are executive producing the CBS Television Studios production with Simoneau, Frank Siracusa (Beauty and the BeastHobo with a Shotgun), John Weber (VikingsThe Borgias). Ann Peacock (The Chronicles of NarniaNights in Rodanthe) has adapted the material for the small screen. The Dovekeepers is set to premiere on March 31 & April 1, 2015 on CBS. Click here to learn more about the series.

Beal whose previous scoring credits include such shows as RomeMonkCarnivale and Ugly Betty and the features PollockAppaloosa and Blackfish has also recently scored the third season of Netflix’s House of Cards, which is now available to stream. Varese Sarabande will release a third soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music from the show this spring.