Charlie Cox (Stardust) has been cast as the lead of CBS’ drama pilot The Ordained, executive produced by Frank Marshall. Directed by RJ Cutler from a script by Lisa Takeuchi Cullen, The Ordained centers on Tom Reilly (Cox), the son of a Kennedy-esque family who leaves the priesthood and becomes a lawyer to prevent his politician sister from being assassinated. Cullen and Robert Zotnowski co-executive produce, while Marshall, Larry Shuman and A.B. Fischer exec produce for CBS TV Studios. Brit Cox recently co-starred on HBO’s mob drama Boardwalk Empire and had a small part on Downton Abbey. On The Ordained, he joins Nestor Serrano.
Samuel Goldwyn Films bought U.S. rights on the Roland Joffe-directed There Be Dragons, a Spain-set drama that stars Wes Bentley, Charlie Cox, Olga Kurylenko, Derek Jacobi and Dougray Scott. The film will be released May 6. Scott plays a journalist who tries to unravel a mystery that links his father …
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