Thursday, February 16, 2023

Development News - Daniel Sunjata to Play Male Lead Opposite Kaitlin Olson in ABC Drama Pilot; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - February 16, 2023

ABC's The Hurt Unit and Untitled Drew Goddard.

  • Augustus Prew has been cast as a series regular on the drama pilot starring Ben McKenzie. Prew previously starred in the fifth season of FOX's Prison Break and recurred on AppleTV+'s The Morning Show. He next stars in ITV's upcoming limited series Nolly.
  • He will play Gus, a member of the Hurt Unit team, who has just been accepted into medical school and has his sights set on becoming a surgeon. When faced with the life-and-death stakes that come with being a member of the Hurt Unit, he must decide whether he is truly cut out for this work or whether it's time to call it quits.
  • Daniel Sunjata will play the male lead opposite Kaitlin Olson in the drama pilot written by Drew Goddard. He previously starred for seven seasons in FX's Rescue Me, three seasons in USA's Graceland, in the second season of Starz's Power Book II: Ghost and in the Netflix limited series Echoes.
  • He will play Detective Karadec, the by-the-book seasoned detective who forms an unusual and unstoppable team with Morgan (Olson).