Moe Bar-El has been cast in Noah Hawley's upcoming Alien TV series for FX! According to Deadline the actor has been tapped for an undisclosed role as character information is being kept tightly under wraps.
The actor joins a cast that includes Sydney Chandler as the meta-human Wendy, Alex Lawther as soldier CJ, Samuel Blenkin as Boy Kavalier, a CEO, Essie Davis as Dame Silvia, Adarsh Gourav as Slightly, Kit Young as Tootles, and David Rysdahl in an undisclosed role. Also aboard is Timothy Olyphant, and while his role has not yet been confirmed, Deadline hears he’ll be playing Kirsh, a synth who acts as a mentor and trainer for Wendy, a character with the body of an adult, but the brain and consciousness of a child.
The Alien TV series takes place on Earth roughly 70 years from now - predating the Ripley story arc and disconnected from the Alien prequels Prometheus and Alien: Covenant.
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The Alien franchise is taking a dramatic turn at 20th Century Studios, now owned by Disney. Currently there are two major Alien projects in development - a new Alien TV series by Noah Hawley and a new, stand-alone Alien movie being directed by Fede Alvarez. Both of which will be taking the franchise in a new direction - moving away from the Alien prequel direction Ridley Scott set out to pursue back in 2012.
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