The Hollywood Reporter writes that Duhamel will have a regular role on the series, which stars James Franco as English teacher Jake Epping, who travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on the titular date. According to THR, Duhamel's character is an antagonist for Epping:
Duhamel will play Frank Dunning, the father of Jake's student Harry Dunning (played by youngster Jack Fulton and Leon Rippy), in 1960s Kentucky. Frank is the rakish town butcher, a ladies' man with an effortless smile that everyone welcomes -- except Jake, the only man who knows the full violence of which Frank is capable.
The rest of the impressive cast includes Daniel Webber (who's playing assassin Lee Harvey Oswald), Chris Cooper, Cherry Jones, George MacKay, Lucy Fry, and T.R. Knight. King is producing the miniseries alongside J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot production company.
"11/22/63" is set to run as a nine-hour miniseries on Hulu. No official premiere date has been announced yet.
[via: The Hollywood Reporter]
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