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‘Originals’ Star Set as Male Lead in NBC’s ‘In Between Lives’

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Yusuf Gatewood will star opposite Harriet Dyer in the pilot.

NBC’s In Between Lives drama pilot has found its leading man.

The Originals’ Yusuf Gatewood is set to star opposite Harriet Dyer (No Activity) in the network’s pilot from Madam Secretary writer Moira Kirland.

The drama revolves around a mysterious young woman (Dyer) who reluctantly uses her gift of clairvoyance to help a veteran LAPD detective and a damaged ex-FBI outsider solve the most unnerving and challenging cases the city encounters. This eerie ability also opens the door for her to see and talk to the dead, who are seeking help for unresolved problems, whether she likes it or not.

Gatewood will star as Damien Parrish, the new kid on the LAPD Homicide Squad who used to be a criminal analyst with the FBI and spent the past eight years in Florida.

Kirland penned the script and exec produces the NBC Interntional/Universal Television drama alongside Heyday Television’s David Heyman and Nancy Cotton.

Gatewood, who next has the final season of The CW’s Vampire Diaries spinoff due in April, counts features Wonder Boys, The Interpreter and Barbershop: The Next Cut among his credits. He’s repped by APA.

Gatewood is the latest member of The Originals family to book a follow-up role this pilot season. Writer Carina Adly MacKenzie scored a pilot order at The CW for a Roswell reboot with showrunner Julie Plec on board to exec produce and direct. The duo have cast Nathan Parsons and The Vampire Diaries’ Michael Trevino in that. Joseph Morgan is also set to star in Fox’s reboot of Gone, Baby, Gone, while Charles Michael Davis is a regular on TV Land’s Younger.

Keep up with all the latest pilot orders, castings and eventual series pickups with THR‘s handy guide. 


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