Jimmy Smits to Star in ’24: Legacy’ for Fox

Jimmy Smits has requisitioned his subsequent heading role.

The Emmy and Golden Globe leader — and Sons of Anarchy alum — has been tapped to play a vital purpose in Fox’s 24: Legacy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The new take facilities an all-new expel of characters and will be structured in a same character of a strange series. 24: Legacy revolves around a troops hero’s (Straight Outta Compton‘s Corey Hawkins) lapse to a U.S. and a difficulty that follows him behind — constrained him to ask CTU for assistance in saving his life and interlude what potentially could be one of a largest-scale apprehension attacks on American soil. Otto will star as Rebecca Ingram, a blazingly intelligent former conduct of CTU. Now married to Sen. John Donovan, she struggles with second thoughts about carrying left a counter-terrorism agency.

Smits, who was sophistry mixed commander offers this season, will star as John Donovan, a senator using for boss who is looking brazen to carrying his wife, Rebecca (Miranda Otto), by his side in his bid for a White House.

For Smits, a purpose comes as he’s jacket his one-year starring role on Baz Luhrmann’s Netflix 1970s hip-hop drama. Smits’ credits embody 3 seasons of FX’s Sons of Anarchy and his Golden Globe-winning partial in NYPD Blue as good as Dexter and The West Wing. He’s repped by UTA, Brillstein Entertainment and Hansen Jacobson.

Manny Coto and Evan Katz will coop a book and executive furnish 20th Century Fox Television’s 24: Legacy alongside Teakwood Lane’s Howard Gordon and Imagine TV’s Brian Grazer. Stephen Hopkins will approach a pilot, that will film in mid-March in North Carolina. Teddy Sears co-stars.

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