Announced via Deadline, Coby Bell will co-star in the untitled X-Men pilot. Coby will co-star along with Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker in the Fox Marvel X-Men pilot. Bell will play Jace Turner, a weathered man that weighs the morals of his job that requires him to be cunning and cold on a daily basis.
The show is about two ordinary parents (Acker and Moyer) who are trying to protect their mutant child from the government by getting involved with underground mutant networks. Matt Nix will serve as the show runner and executive producer. Nix is known for his work on Burn Notice, that Coby Bell happens to be a cast alum of that show.
The pilot will be directed by Bryan Singer known for previous directing and producing work with the X-men films. He will also an executive producer along side Nix, Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory, Simon Kinberg, and Lauren Shuler Donner. The pilot will be produced by Marvel Television and Fox.
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