Friday Night Lights star Michael B. Jordan has been cast opposite Jason Ritter in Katims’ NBC drama pilot County.
The Universal TV-produced project follows the lives of a group of young doctors, nurses, and administrators in a chaotic short staffed and morally compromising LA County Hospital. Jordan will play Travis, a new intern at County who takes care of his crackhead sister’s daughter.
This past weekend, Jordan’s Chronicle openend up to #1 in the box office. his recent credits include HBO’s very successful “hood” drama The Wire.
The young actor is signed with UTA.