Iron Fist's Finn Jones Out, TWD Alum Tom Payne In as Fox's Prodigal Son Pilot Recasts Title Role

TVLine | 3/12/2019 | Michael Ausiello
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The producers behind Fox’s Prodigal Son pilot have had a come-to-Jesus moment, tapping Walking Dead alum Tom Payne (R.I.P., Jesus) to replace Iron Fist‘s Finn Jones in the title role, TVLine has learned.

According to sources, the decision to recast was a creative one that was made following the pilot’s initial table read.

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The potential series (from EP Greg Berlanti) centers on Malcolm Bright, now played by Payne, who is a criminal psychologist with specific insight into how murderers operate because his dad (played by Michael Sheen) is a notorious serial killer known as “The Surgeon.” Bellamy Young (Scandal) co-stars as Malcolm’s...
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