Pilot Scoop: Josh Lucas, Lynn Collins to Star In A&E's X-Files-esque Drama Occult

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Pilot Scoop: Josh Lucas, Lynn Collins to Star In A&E's X-Files-esque Drama Occult
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Pilot Scoop: Josh Lucas, Lynn Collins to Star In A&E's X-Files-esque Drama Occult

Mulder and Scully, redux?

Josh Lucas (The Firm) and Lynn Collins (True Blood) are set as the co-leads of Occult, A&E’s drama pilot produced by Michael Bay and written by celebrated X-Files scribe James Wong, TVLine has learned.

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The project centers on a FBI agent (Lucas) who returns from administrative leave after going off the deep end while investigating his wife’s disappearance. Eager to be back on the job, he is paired with a female agent (Collins) who specializes in the occult. Together, they will solve cases for the newly formed occult crimes task force.

In addition to his starring role in NBC’s short-lived drama The Firm, Lucas appeared in the films Glory Road, Beautiful Mind and Poseidon.

Collins, meanwhile, played Jason’s ill-fated Season 1 ex Dawn on True Blood. She also co-starred alongside Matthew Fox in UPN’s Haunted.


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