3:21am PT by Alex Ritman
Adam Brody Joins Sky's Street Racing Drama 'Curfew'
Adam Brody, best known for playing Seth Cohen on The O.C., has joined Curfew, the upcoming Fast and the Furious-style street racing drama from Sky.
The actor — soon to be seen in the DC superhero outing Shazam! — will play a mysterious megalomaniac millionaire named Max Larsen in the production, set around an illegal nighttime street race. The show also stars Sean Bean (Game of Thrones), Adrian Lester (Riviera), Phoebe Fox (Blue Iguana), Malachi Kirby (Roots), Billy Zane (Titanic) and Miranda Richardson (Churchill).
Also joining the cast are Harriet Walter (The Crown), Michael Biehn (Aliens), Robert Glenister (Hustle), Aimee-Ffion Edwards (Peaky Blinders), Rose Williams (Reign), Elijah Rowen (Vikings) and Guz Khan (Man Like Mobeen).
The eight-part series from Tiger Aspect Productions, in association with Moonage Pictures, will be available exclusively in the U.K. on Sky One and the streaming service Now TV. It will premiere exclusively in the U.S. on Charter Communications' Spectrum Originals.
Curfew was written and is being executive produced by Matthew Read (Pusher). The series is also being exec produced for Tiger Aspect Productions by Will Gould and Frith Tiplady and their new independent production company, Moonage Pictures. It is being directed by Colm McCarthy (The Girl With All the Gifts, Peaky Blinders) and produced by Simon Maloney (Peaky Blinders).
Curfew was commissioned for Sky by head of drama Anne Mensah and Zai Bennett, director of programming for Sky Entertainment U.K. & Ireland.
Sky Vision will handle distribution rights.