Syfy’s ‘High Moon’ Pilot Adds Jonathan Tucker, LisaGay Hamilton In ‘Line Of Sight’

Jonathan Tucker has been cast in Bryan Fuller’s 90-minute Syfy pilot High Moon, which explores what happens when the countries of Earth establish colonies to mine the moon’s resources and discover a new form of life. Charity Wakefield has signed on for a guest-starring role in the pilot, written by Jim Danger Gray based on John Christopher’s novel The Lotus Caves. Tucker, repped by Booh Schut Co, UTA, and attorney Steve Warren, will play Stanislav “Stan” Stavin, a handsome and outgoing miner for the Russians who may be hiding something. He also recurs on Parenthood. Wakefield will play the smart and savvy Eve St. John-Smythe, CEO of the world’s most profitable corporation that is responsible for opening up the moon by providing oxygen to the various countries there. Tucker and Wakefield join previously cast Jake Sandvig, Chris Diamantopoulos, Dana Davis and Peter Macon.

The Practice alumna LisaGay Hamilton is set to co-star in AMC’s drama pilot Line Of Sight. The project, from creator Blake Masters, director Jonathan Demme, Fox TV Studios and AMC Studios, tells the story of Lewis Bernt, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator who survives a mysterious plane crash, bringing him on an emotionally disorienting quest to discover the accident’s cause. Hamilton, repped by APA and Greenlight Managemen, will play Ruby Jensen, an NTSB rep sent to investigate the crash.

Comments (4)

  • Worked with Tucker on two shows – as talented as he good to the crew. Guy’s got the chops to be a star.

    Comment by Harold Gould — Thursday August 22, 2013 @ 2:36pm PDT  
  • Very excited to see more of Jonathan Tucker. He is an incredible talent and we’re all looking forward to a long and lauded career from him. That guy has what it takes. Congrats, Jonathan.

    Comment by gary — Thursday August 22, 2013 @ 4:30pm PDT  
  • High Moon all the way!

    Comment by Zachary — Thursday August 22, 2013 @ 10:26pm PDT  
  • Fantastic news! I’ve loved watching Jonathan Tucker ever since he caught my eye in The Black Donnellys. I was interested in High Moon before, but at least now I’m assured there will be one performance I’ll enjoy, even if the show itself turns out to be not that great.

    Comment by Kat — Friday August 23, 2013 @ 1:59pm PDT  

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