Hulu has cast Hugh Dancy, late of Hannibal, as Cal Roberts, the charismatic leader of The Way, a quasi-religious social and spiritual movement in Jason Katims’ new 10-episode series.
Dancy joins a cast that already includes Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan as Eddie and Sarah, a married couple entangled in a complicated relationship with Cal.
Hulu plans to premiere The Way in early 2016. For more, follow the jump.
- Hugh Dancy has joined Hulu Original The Way (wt) as ‘Cal Roberts’
- Cal Roberts is the charismatic face of The Way, entangled in a complicated relationship with two other members of the movement, Sarah (Michelle Monaghan) and her conflicted husband, Eddie (Aaron Paul). Cal will battle personal demons and bold ambition as he strives to take the organization into its next generation.
- Dancy is repped by UTA, United Agents and Gene Parseghian and currently starring in the critically acclaimed series, Hannibal
- The Way is scheduled to shoot in New York this September. The 10 episode series is slated to premiere early next year.
- The Way comes to Hulu from Universal Television and Jason Katims’ True Jack Productions and was created by Jessica Goldberg who will write and executive-produce the series, along with Katims and Michelle Lee of True Jack Productions.
- The Way examines a family at the center of a controversial movement struggling with relationships, marriage and power, with each episode taking an in-depth look at what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want.