Cynthia Nixon turns villain in Follett’s ‘World Without End’

Former ‘Sex and the City’ star Cynthia Nixon returns to the small screen on Wednesday as the murderous, scheming Petranilla in the miniseries of Ken Follett’s best-selling medieval novel, ‘World Without End.’ The 2007 book is a sequel to 1989’s ‘The Pillars of the Earth,’ and is set in an English village in the year 1327 against the backdrop of the Black Death. The eight-part TV miniseries starts on Wednesday on Reelz Channel.