John Cusack has officially made the move to the small screen.
The 52-year-old actor has just landed his first starring role gig in a TV series. He joins Amazon’s Utopia, about a group of young adults who meet online that are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep state organization after they come into possession of a near-mythical cult underground graphic novel. Within the comic’s pages, they discover the conspiracy theories that may actually be real and are forced into the dangerous, unique and ironic position of saving the world.
Cusack will play Dr. Kevin Christie opposite previously announced Sasha Lane and Rainn Wilson. Dr. Kevin Christie is described as a charismatic, media-savvy and brilliant biotech mind who wants to change the world through science. Wilson will play Michael Stearns and Lane is set to portray Jessica Hyde.
Cusack is best known for his roles on movies such as Say Anything, High Fidelity, Being John Malkovich among others.