Taylor Kitsch attached to new HBO drama

True Detective star will return to HBO in an untitled project as a drug dealer somebody is trying to take out.

Taylor Kitsch (True Detective, Waco, Friday Night Lights) is attached to star in and executive produce a drama series currently in development at HBO.

Kitsch will play Chris Klug, a young, family-oriented, drug dealer who catches the wrong end of a bad batch of dope that leaves him in a temporary vegetative state. He discovers that it was no accident and someone close to him was in fact trying to take him out. The story will be told through flashbacks and  present-day.

The untitled series is from creator John Barcheski, who will serve as writer and executive producer. Robert Munic will executive produce and also serve as showrunner. Matt Shakman is attached to direct and executive produce.

The series is a co-production between HBO and eOne.

Source: Variety

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