Fox's The Exorcist TV series might not have any big name stars attached yet, but the ever-growing cast is a remarkable collection of promising, up-and-coming actors. The newest addition to the series pilot is Kurt Egyiawan, a British stage actor who has had small roles in the much-lauded BEASTS OF NO NATION and SKYFALL (as Q's assistant). He has most recently appeared in the big budget flop PAN.
Egyiawan will be playing Father Bennett, "a liaison for the Vatican."
Jeremy Slater, writer of THE LAZARUS EFFECT, penned the story, which is:
a propulsive, serialized psychological thriller following two very different men tackling one family’s case of horrifying demonic possession and confronting the face of true evil.
Rupert Wyatt (RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES) is directing the pilot episode. Brianna Howey stars as Charlotte, the potentially possessed girl. Hannah Kasulka is her sister Casey, Ben Daniels is Father Marcus, "the intense holy warrior carrying out an occupation that the church no longer acknowledges in public," and Alfonso Herrera is Father Tomas, "the warm, selfless and compassionate leader of a small but hearty little church."