Stephen Hill (Law & Order: SVU) is set as a series regular opposite Jay Hernandez and Perdita Weeks in CBS’ Magnum P.I. pilot from Peter Lenkov, Davis Entertainment, CBS TV Studios and Universal TV Studios. Co-written by Lenkov and fellow Hawaii Five-0 executive producer/co-showrunner Eric Guggenheim and directed by Justin Lin, the reboot of the classic 1980s Tom Selleck series will feature the same central quartet of characters as the original, but instead of four guys, it consists of three men and a woman, with Jonathan Higgins reconceived as Juliet Higgins (Weeks). Hill will play Theodore ‘TC’ Calvin. A former Marine Corps chopper pilot, TC runs Island Hoppers, the smallest but best helicopter tour business in Hawaii. TC is one of Magnum’s group of loyal friends who bonded when they were all POWs in Iraq. Hill recurs on the upcoming Netflix series Maniac, opposite Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, and next will be seen in Steve McQueen’s feature Widows alongside Viola Davis and Liam Neeson. His recent guest credits include Law & Order: SVU and CBS’ Blue Bloods. He’s repped by Gray Talent Group and Kanner Entertainment.
Newcomer Myles Bullock has booked a series regular role opposite Freddie Stroma and Lyndon Smith in the CW supernatural cop drama pilot Dead Inside, from writer Katie Lovejoy and producer Bill Lawrence. In Dead Inside, penned by Lovejoy and directed by Michael Patrick Jann, after surviving an explosion that killed her hotshot detective big brother, Zach Gates (Stroma), Emmy Gates (Smith), an underachieving beat cop, starts seeing his ghost. This flips their sibling dynamic on its head and allows her to truly live her life for the first time, as they work together to help crime victims both living and dead and figure out the unfinished business keeping his spirit on Earth. Bullock will play Wendell Brooks. A cautious, by-the book detective with a few secrets of his own, Wendell served as Zach’s partner until his death and now lets Emmy shadow him. A recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill MFA program, Bullock’s previous credits include guest turns on CBS’ S.W.A.T. and Criminal Minds. He’s repped by Liberman/Zerman Management and Buchwald.
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