Jon Voight joins Fox's drama pilot 'Midland'
THR EXCLUSIVEIn his first regular TV series role, Jon Voight has signed on as a lead in Fox's drama pilot "Midland."
David Keith also landed co-starring role on the pilot, directed by Marc Webb.
"Midland," from 20th TV, centers on Bob (Jimmy Wolk), a con artist juggling two lives in two Texas cities with two women (Adrianne Palicki, Eloise Mumford), one of whom (Palicki), is the daughter of a Texas legend (Voight), described as a gravely voiced titan equally at home in boots or a three-piece suit.
On TV, Oscar winner Voight most recently did an arc on the seventh season of "24," also a Fox/20th series, as villain Jonas Hodges. He is repped by CAA and manager Steven Paul.