Tim Guinee has been added to NBC’s JJ Abrams/Eric Kripke drama pilot Revolution, directed by Jon Favreau. The high-octane action drama follows a group of people struggling to survive and reunite with loved ones in a world where all forms of energy have mysteriously ceased to exist. Guinee, repped by Innovative and Prinicpal Entertainment, is reunited with Favreau, whom he worked with on the two Iron Man films.
Swede Michael Nyqvist, star of the original Girl With The Dragon Tattoo trilogy and the villain of the last Mission Impossible movie, has been cast in ABC’s drama pilot Zero Hour, his U.S. series debut. The ABC Studios project, written and executive produced by Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring, centers on Hank Foley (Anthony Edwards) who, after spending 20 years as the editor of Modern Skeptics magazine, becomes involved in one the most compelling conspiracies in human history when his wife is kidnapped. Nyqvist, repped by WME and Magnolia Entertainment, will play White Vincent, one of the villains at the heart of the global conspiracy that thrives inside Zero Hour.