Anthem Lights former featured and co-founding member Alan Powell has scored a major network acting gig. When Powell announced his exit in February, he hinted at several upcoming opportunities. Deadline.com broke the news this week that Powell has been cast in a new NBC drama pilot.
Powell has signed on as a series regular on Redliners, which will also star Hannah Ware. Based on a collection of short stories by Charlaine Harris, the series is being described as a mix of comedy and drama. The plot reportedly is based on two former government operatives who attempt to maintain their personal lives while being drawn into new conflicts after becoming reactivated. Powell, in his first network TV role, will reportedly play a NY cop and a father to a teenage girl.
Powell thanked fans on social media when sharing the news, saying: "I love acting and you guys have been with me on this journey ... excited for this next phase ... whatever it is." Stay tuned for additional information on this upcoming series.