Apr 20, 2011

Tradecraft: Missing Finds Its Man

Deadline reports that Kiwi actor Cliff Curtis (Live Free or Die Hard, Colombiana) has been cast as the male lead opposite Ashley Judd in ABC's Taken-with-a-woman series Missing.  Curtis will play Dax Miller, the CIA's London Deputy Station Chief tasked with bringing in former agent Becca Winstone (Judd) when she goes rogue, Liam Neeson-style, using her spy skills to tear up all of Europe in her search for her missing son.  Instead of hunting her down, Dax defies his orders an becomes a grudging ally to Becca.  Sean Bean was previously cast as Becca's late husband (also an agent), who will appear in flashbacks.  (Though when a high-profile actor like Bean is cast as a dead man, you have to wonder how long he'll stay dead...)  I found the pilot script for Missing to be the best of the fall spy pilots, and I'm very curious to watch it come to life this fall.

No comments: