Clifton Collins Jr. has landed a regular role in the FX drama pilot “Thief,” starring Andre Braugher.
Malik Yoba, Mae Whitman and Will Yun Lee co-star in the project from Fox TV Studios, Regency TV and Pariah.
Paul McGuigan will direct the character-driven heist drama centering on a thief (Braugher) and his crew who find themselves chased by the law and the Chinese Mafia.
Production on the pilot, written by Norman Morrill, commences in August in New Orleans.
Collins recently wrapped Ron Carlson’s comedy feature “Tom 51,” opposite Mila Kunis, Jacob Vargas and Michael Rapaport. He will next be seen in “Hillside Strangler” and “Glory Days.”