Osy Ikhile (Clap!) has been tapped for a lead role in Syfy’s Childhood’s End, a six-hour miniseries based on Arthur C. Clarke’s classic to premiere in 2015. It follows the peaceful alien invasion of Earth by the mysterious ‘Overlords,’ whose arrival begins decades of apparent utopia under indirect alien rule, at the cost of human identity and culture. Ikhile, repped by Curtis Brown Group, Thruline Entertainment and Felker Toczek Gellman Suddleson, will play Milo. He just wrapped Tarzan alongside Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie and also recently shot Kill Your Friends with Nicholas Hoult and Jet Trash opposite Robbie Sheehan. He will next be seen in Ron Howard’s In The Heart Of The Sea with Chris Hemsworth and Cillian Murphy. Other credits include TV series The Fear, Misfits, Blackout, Twenty Twelve and Fresh Meat.

Sebastian Pigott (Pacific Rim) has booked a recurring guest role on ABC drama Revenge. Pigott will play Lyman Ellis, Louise’s (Elena Satine) brother, a driven politician. He is repped by CAA, Wishlab, Inc. and Rich Caplan.