Fox pilot Minority Report has recruited a cast member from the Steven Spielberg-directed movie to reprise his role in the series adaptation. Daniel London has been cast in the pilot, along with Li Jun Li.
Minority Report, from 20th TV and Paramount TV, is envisioned as a sequel to the movie. It is set 10 years after the end of Precrime in D.C. One of the three Precogs, Dash, struggles to lead a “normal” human life, but remains haunted by visions of the future, when he meets a detective, Lara Vega, who is haunted by her past who just might help him find a purpose to his gift.
London plays Wally the Caretaker, the gawky caretaker at the Precrime Temple where the children were observed. A decade later, he is eager to help Vega and is assisting Dash in establishing a new identity. Li plays Akeela, a Crime Scene Investigation technician who works closely with Vega.
Mark Mylod is directing the pilot from a script by Max Borenstein. Borenstein and Falls, who serves as showrunner, executive produce with Amblin TV’s Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.
London, repped by Don Buchwald Associates and More/Medavoy, has been recurring as Robert Oppenheimer on WGN’s Manhattan. He recently appeared on the freshman Fox drama Gotham.
NYC-based Li, repped by Schachter-Brown and Nicolosi & Co, got her start doing theater and booked her first pilot two years ago, NBC’s Hatfields & McCoys.