Brendan Fraser to lead ‘Legends’

Thesp tapped for TNT drama pilot

TNT has cast Brendan Fraser in the lead role of its drama pilot “Legends.”

The star of “The Mummy” and “Crash” will also executive produce the hour, based on the novel by Robert Littell, which centers on an undercover operative with the ability to turn himself into a different person for each assignment. Howard Gordon and Jeff Nachmanoff are exec producing with Jonathan Levin out of Fox 21. Mark Bomback penned the pilot. David Semel will direct and executive produce.

Fraser is repped by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and CAA.

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