FX has found their John Paul Getty Jr. Deadline reports Nurse Jackie star Michael Esper has joined the cast of the network’s upcoming TV show Trust.
From executive producer Danny Boyle, the 10-part limited series chronicles the 1973 kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, heir to the Getty oil fortune. Donald Sutherland, Hilary Swank, Brendan Fraser, and Harris Dickinson also star.
On Trust, Esper will play John Paul Getty II, the father of John Paul Getty III (Dickinson) and “a recovering heroin addict and recluse, who finds himself in a fog of grief following the death of his second wife.” Veroncia Echegui has also joined the cast as “Luciana, the youngest member of J. Paul Getty’s harem and also the most highly strung.”
FX has not yet announced a premiere date for Trust.
What do you think? Are you interested in the history of the Getty family? Will you check out Trust?