Fox’s X-Men TV Series Has Cast Its Lead

Moyer will play a struggling attorney.

True Blood star Stephen Moyer has joined Fox’s and Bryan Singer’s untitled X-Men TV series.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Moyer will play main character Reed, an attorney who struggles to balance his family life and his demanding job at at the DA’s office. In real life Moyer is married to his fellow Ture Blood star Anna Paquin, who plays Rogue in the X-Men movies.

Moyer joins a cast that includes Jamie Chung (Once Upon A Time), who’s playing the mutant Blink, and Blair Redford (Switched at Birth, Satisfaction), who’s starring as the mutant Sam. X-Men movie guru Bryan Singer will helm the show’s pilot, with Burn Notice Matt Nix penning the script and executive-producing alongside Singer.

Stephen Moyer in True Blood.

The series will be connected to the movies somehow, and its story centers around a family joining an underground mutant network after the parents discover their children have special powers. No release date for the show has been set at this time as it has not been greenlit for a series commitment yet.

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