Variety reports Colin Woodell has been cast as Jay Butler in The Tap TV show pilot for USA Network. Erinn Westbrook is set as Gloria Murphy, one of the first female students at Yale, and one of the few African Americans.
Additionally, Ginny Gardner has been cast as Michelle Cuttriss, who is also part of the “historic, inaugural female class.” David Corenswet will play Kirk Lewis, a Skull and Bones legacy. Simon Cellan Jones is directing the pilot, from writers and EPs Andrew Lenchewski and Aaron Tracy. Rob Reiner, Alan Greisman, and Charlie Ebersol are also executive producing.
The Tap is set at Yale University in 1969. The drama explores the height of America’s cultural and political revolutions as Butler is recruited into both the CIA and Skull and Bones.
The Tap is written and executive produced by Andrew Lenchewski and Aaron Tracy. Rob Reiner, Alan Greisman, and Charlie Ebersol will also executive produce. This historical spy thriller is from Universal Cable Productions.
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