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Michael B. Jordan Books Lead Role In NBC's Pilot 'County'

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.

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