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Stark Sands to Topline in Fox's 'Minority Report'
Fox's Minority Report has found its leading man.
NYC-22 and Inside Llewyn Davis' Stark Sands (a two-time Tony nominee) has been tapped to star in the network's sequel, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
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The follow-up takes place 10 years after the end of Precrime in Washington, D.C., and centers on one of the three Precogs who struggles to lead a "normal" human life, but remains haunted by visions the future, when he meets a detective (Meagan Good) haunted by her past, who just may help him find a purpose to his gift.
Sands will play the dual role of identical twin brothers Dash and Arthur, who both possess the unique ability to see into the future, specifically murders before they happen.
Michael and Matthew Dickman starred as precog twins Dashiell and Arthur, respectively, in the 2002 feature film.
From Amblin Television, Paramount Television and the network's sibling studio 20th Century Fox Television, Godzilla's Max Borenstein penned the script and executive produces. Amblin's Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank executive produce. Kevin Falls (The West Wing) will serve as showrunner. Mark Mylod will direct the pilot.
Sands joins a cast that also includes Daniel London, who reprises his role as Wally the Caretaker, alongside Li Jun Li and Laura Regan.
Sands is repped by ICM Partners, Management 360 and Sloane Offer. He's a two-time Tony nominee for work in Journey's End and Kinky Boots.