ABC has found its leading man for drama pilot Salvage.
Toby Kebbell has been tapped to topline the sunken treasure drama.
The project revolves around ex-cop Jimmy Hill (Kebbell), who just wants to be left alone after moving back home in rural Florida. But when a local murder is linked to the sunken treasure of a lost Spanish galleon, he’s drawn into the investigation by an idealistic deputy and pitted against the powerful town patriarch, outside criminal agents and his own father. Charity Wakefield co-stars.
Kebbell currently stars in Whitney Cummings’ film The Female Brain and next appears in Rob Cohen’s The Hurricane Heist, due out March 9. His credits include Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, RocknRolla and Fantastic Four. He is repped by CAA and Hansen Jacobson.
Don Todd (This Is Us) penned the script and executive produces the ABC Studios drama.
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