TV Line is reporting that Tell Me a Story star James Wolk has been cast in Damon Lindelof’s upcoming Watchmen TV series at HBO.
Specific details on his character are being kept under wraps, but it is said that Wolk will be playing a junior senator from Oklahoma, in what is said to be a major recurring role.
The small screen adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal superhero epic is set to present a brand new original story set within the Watchmen universe. Beyond that, specific details on the series are being kept tightly under lock and key.
Watchmen is slated to arrive on HBO in 2019, and features a cast that includes Regina King (American Crime), Jeremy Irons (Justice League), Don Johnson (Miami Vice), Tim Blake Nelson (The Incredible Hulk), Louis Gossett Jr. (Iron Eagle), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman), Adelaide Clemens (Rectify), Andrew Howard (Truth or Dare), Tom Mison (Sleepy Hollow), Frances Fisher (Titanic), Jacob Ming-Trent (White Famous), Sara Vickers (Endeavour), Dylan Schombing (Sharp Objects), James Wolk (Tell Me a Story), Lily Rose Smith (The Vampire Diaries).
via Flickering Myth