‘The Trail’ NBC Pilot Casts Steven Boyer

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Steven Boyer, star of the 2015 Broadway comedy Hand To God, has been cast in The Trail, NBC’s documentary-style procedural comedy from comedy veteran Jeff Astrof, Forever creator Matt Miller and Warner Bros. TV.

The project, whose title is a scrambled version of Trial, is a spoof of crime documentaries like The Jinx and Making A Murderer. It follows Josh Simon, a young big-city lawyer and his oddball defense team during a high-profile murder trial in a small southern town. Boyer will play Dwayne, Simon’s loyal lead investigator. Not the sharpest tool in the shed, Dwayne’s dream is to take a bullet for Josh — hopefully not from his own gun.

Boyer received a Tony nomination last year for playing the lead in the play Hand To God. He is repped by the Stone Manners Salners Agency and Bleecker Street Entertainment.

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