Chris O’Shea and James Harvey Ward are set as series regulars in Point Of Honor, Amazon’s Civil War family drama pilot from Carlton Cuse and Randall Wallace. It revolves around best friends and brothers-in-law, who find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict. O’Shea, repped by CAA, Evolution Entertainment Partners and Barnes Morris, will play Robert Sumner, a lieutenant in the Union army and husband of Virginian Lorelei Rhodes. Ward, repped by Domain and manager Don Spradlin, will play Cutler, the cruel, heartless overseer of the slaves working in the Rhodes’ fields.

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Cary Tagawa CroppedCary Tagawa has booked a series regular role on Amazon pilot The Man In The High Castle from The X-Files alum Frank Spotnitz and Scott Free. Based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo Award-winning novel, the project set in 1962 explores an alternative reality in which Nazi Germany and Japan won World War II and occupy the United States, with the East Coast controlled by the Nazis and the West Coast owned by Japan, and a chunk of the Midwest still up for grabs. Tagawa will play Tagomi, the head of Japan’s Trade Mission to San Francisco who really is a spy and works with Nazi double agent Rudolph Wegener to collect valuable intelligence on the Third Reich’s every move. Tagawa, repped by Margie Weiner Management, recently wrapped features Man With Iron Fists II: Sting Of The Scorpion and Skin Trade.

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The Man in the High Castle was such a bizarre novel. I look forward to the adaptation.