With a cast that already consts of Orlando Jones, Katia Winter, and Nicole Beharie. We're now being told via Deadline that British thesp Tom Mison (Salmon Fishing In The Yemen) has landed the lead role of
Ichabod Crane in Fox’s upcoming drama Sleepy Hollow.
The project, which is a modern–day supernatural thriller based on The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow, "follows Ichabod Crane (Mison) as he partners with Sleepy Hollow’s Detective Abbie Archer (Nicole Beharie) to solve the mysteries of a town ravaged by the battle between good and evil. A captain from the Revolutionary War where he takes off a horseman’s head, Ichabod gets time warped into present day where he is confused by the modern technology but turns out to be a great detective once his enemy, The Headless Horseman, comes back to haunt the town."
Alex Kurtzman, Bob Orci and Phillip Iscove have all penned the pilot which will be directed by Len Wiseman (Underworld, Total Recall).
Stay tuned for future updates.