It looks like ‘Tin Man’ has found its heart of the show. Patrick Heusinger has officially snagged the leading role in the futuristic series, Deadline exclusively reports.
Known for recurring roles on The CW’s ‘Gossip Girl’ and USA’s ‘Royal Pains,’ Heusinger will now make his mark as Adam, a fugitive robot living in the near future, who encounters accusations of first-degree murder.
If that’s not exciting enough, the psychological crime thriller describes Adam as a “robotic valet” who just might “hold the key to the future of human evolution, and the young female public defender forced to fight for his cause.” So, why is Adam accused of murder? Well, he becomes a suspect after his inventor aka “builder and master” is found stabbed to death.
Apparently, Heusinger seemed like the perfect fit for ‘Tin Man,’ especially after NBC executives spotted him on this season of ‘Revolution’ as, funnily enough, another character named Adam.
Currently in development, the pilot will be executive produced by top feature writer Ehren Kruger (‘The Ring,’ ‘Transformers’), Daniel Bobker and John Glenn (not the astronaut). D.J. Caruso (‘Eagle Eye,’ ‘Disturbia’, ‘The Shield’) is set to direct.
Despite having nothing to do with ‘The Wizard of Oz’ (at least so far), does ‘Tin Man’ sound like something you’d watch? Do you think it’s too similar to ‘Almost Human’? Let us know in the comments.