It seems the Alphabet Network is planning to weave a tangled web. ABC has ordered the Deception TV show to series. Watch a teaser, below. Deception comes from writer Chris Fedak, late of The CW’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and the cancelled TV series Chuck (NBC) and Forever (ABC).
Fedak will executive produce with Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Martin Gero. Deception stars Jack Cutmore-Scott as a magician who assists the F.B.I. The ABC cast also includes lfenesh Hadera, Lenora Crichlow, Amaury Nolasco, Justin Chon, Laila Robins, and Vinnie Jones.
Here is more on Deception, from Deadline:
Deception, written by Chuck alum Chris Fedak, is one of the highest-end drama pilots this season, which had been well received. In it, when his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black (Jack Cutmore-Scott) has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, influence and illusion — the FBI. Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world’s most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career.
Co-starring are Ilfenesh Hadera as Kay Daniels, Lenora Crichlow as Dina Clark, Amaury Nolasco as Mike Alvarez, Justin Chon as Jordan Kwon, Laila Robins as Special Agent Deakins and Vinnie Jones as Gunter Gustafsen.
Deception Official Teaser | ABC
ABC put Deception into development, back in September of 2016. The new drama marks Cutmore-Scott’s first regular TV series role, since his Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life was cancelled last year, after just one season on FOX.
What do you think? Are you a Jack Cutmore-Scott fan? Will you check out the first season of his new Deception TV series on ABC? Let us know, below.