12:30pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
Bruce Greenwood Boards CBS Military Drama 'Four Stars'
CBS' Four Stars has cast one of its key generals.
The River alum Bruce Greenwood has boarded the military drama pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The project revolves around two powerful rival families in the military community of Tampa, Fla., who make decisions at the highest levels in the interest of national security.
Greenwood will play Gen. Buckley, a four-star general in charge of worldwide special operations for the U.S. military who is fiercely protective of his brood.
A Gifted Man's Becky Mode penned the script for Four Stars and will executive produce the CBS Television Studios drama alongside Timberman/Beverly's Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly. R.J. Cutler also will exec produce and direct the pilot.
For Greenwood, who is repped by Gersh and Chuck Binder Management, the role marks his latest TV foray following a multiple-episode run as Gil Garcetti in FX anthology People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. His credits include Mad Men, Young Justice and The River. On the feature side, he has had roles in Star Trek Into Darkness and Super 8.
Keep up with all the latest pickups, castings and eventual series orders with THR's handy guide to pilot season.