AMC has been developing a legal thriller vehicle for Damon Gupton wherein he plays a District Attorney named Adam Page who uncovers new evidence that prompts the reinvestigation of a sensational murder. It is a strange project to write about because AMC hasn't even given the series a working title. So, for now, it is 'Damon-Gupton-Legal-Thriller-Vehicle-from-AMC.' Kinda catchy, actually.
Today's news surrounding 'Damon-Gupton-Legal-Thriller-Vehicle-from-AMC' is that Seth Gilliam ('The Wire') has been hast in the role of Adam's younger brother, a handsome uniformed cop.
Emphasis on 'handsome.' DAMN.
Gilliam became known for 'The Wire' but has also recurred on 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' and is presently appearing on 'Teen Wolf' for MTV. Also starring in 'Damon-Gupton-Legal-Thriller-Vehicle-from-AMC' is Aunjanue Ellis ('The Help'), fleshing out the cast for a series that AMC promises will have massive ethical and political stakes.
Richard LaGravenese and Tony Goldwyn sold the project to AMC as part of a new series pilot order that also included 'Low Winter Sun.' The scripts for the two pilots came out on top of what AMC calls their Pilot Bake-Off Process where the network fields pitches for any and every project available.
Keep tuned to TVRage.com for more casting as 'Damon-Gupton-Legal-Thriller-Vehicle-from-AMC' continues to develop!