Strike Back star Philip Winchester has been cast as the lead of NBC drama pilot Endgame, from Leverage co-creator John Rogers, Blacklist producer Davis Entertainment and Sony TV. Described as a high-octane thriller set in the high-stakes world of Las Vegas, it centers on Alex (Winchester), a former intelligence officer turned security expert who is drawn into a mysterious conspiracy that forces him to complete a series of heroic challenges in order to save innocent lives.

Rogers executive produces with Davis Entertainment’s John Davis and John Fox.

Along with his Strike Back co-lead Sullivan Stapleton, who was tapped for another NBC drama pilot, Blindspot, Winchester was pursued for dramas coming off the show. He’s with UTA and Independent in UK.