Walton Goggins to Play a Single Dad on CBS, Michael Sheen to Play Serial Killer on Fox, Matt Bomer is a ‘Sinner’ on USA

/Film | 3/7/2019 | Ben Pearson
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A few high-profile TV stars have gotten new gigs, so it’s time for a little casting round-up. Walton Goggins (Justified, Vice Principals) is heading to CBS to star in a new series called The Unicorn, Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex, Good Omens) will be playing a serial killer on a Fox show called Prodigal Son, and Matt Bomer (White Collar) is set to be the new lead in the USA Network anthology-style series The Sinner. Read on to find out what all of these shows are about and the roles these actors will be playing.

Let’s kick things off with The Shield veteran Walton Goggins, who has scored the lead role on The Unicorn. Variety has the news:

Goggins - Widower - Girls - Character - Open-book

Goggins will play a recent widower and devoted father to two adolescent girls. The character is described as a big-hearted open-book of a guy, but without his wife, he’s finding himself at sea. When his friends persuade him to start dating again, he discovers to his shock that he’s kind of a hot commodity, if only he knew what the **** he was doing.

Variety also brings word about Prodigal Son, in which Michael Sheen will play a serial killer and predatory sociopath who has murdered more than 20 people.

Series - Centers - Malcolm - Bright - Psychologist

The one-hour series centers on Malcolm Bright, an acclaimed criminal psychologist. He knows how killers think, how their minds work. Why? His father (Sheen) was one of the worst — a...
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