Terrence Howard Joins Fox’s ‘Wayward Pines’

Terrence Howard
Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

Thesp to co-star with Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino in M. Night Shyamalan thriller

Terrence Howard has joined Matt Dillon and Carla Gugino in the cast of the Fox network’s M. Night Shyamalan thriller “Wayward Pines.”

Howard will play a small-town sheriff in the event series that revolves around a mystery uncovered by a federal agent (Dillon) when he arrives in an Idaho town in search to two missing agents. Cast also includes Toby Jones and Melissa Leo.

Howard’s latest feature roles include three pics to bow later this year: “The Butler,” “Prisoners” and “The Best Man Holiday.” His most recent TV series gig was on NBC’s “Law & Order: LA” in the 2010-2011 season.

Fox has given “Pines” a straight-to-series order for a 2014 premiere.

Series was penned by Chad Hodge. Shyamalan is on board to exec produce with Hodge and direct the first of 10 episodes.

Howard is repped by CAA and Jeff Shumway at Timaeus Group.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading