Stephen Moyer to Star in Fox Marvel Drama

Fox’s Marvel play has found a heading man.

Stephen Moyer will star in a untitled commander from author Matt Nix and executive Bryan Singer, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The action-adventure plan focuses on dual typical relatives who learn their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on a run from a antagonistic government, a family joins adult with an subterraneous network of mutants and contingency quarrel to survive.

Moyer will play Reed, an desirous profession perplexing to change a final of his pursuit during a DA’s bureau with his responsibilities to his family. He joins a expel that includes Blair Redford and Jamie Chung.

Burn Notice grad Nix wrote a pilot, that Singer will direct. The dual will executive furnish with Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory. 20th Century Fox Television will furnish in organisation with Marvel Television.

When discussing the plan in January, Nix pronounced that a play would embody a mix of new and informed Marvel characters. For example, Chung is personification a impression of Blink, that was introduced in a comics in 1994.

“There are a certain volume of [familiar] characters that we can use and am regulating and afterwards other characters I’m inventing — though all is invented with a curtsy toward a existent mythology,” he said.

The purpose keeps Moyer in a Fox fold, where he subsequent stars in a singular drama Shots Fired. Before that, a actor starred on Kurt Sutter’s duration play The Bastard Executioner for kin studio/network FX. His other credits embody True Blood, Killing Jesus and Concussion. Moyer is repped by WME and Luber Roklin Entertainment.

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