Chris Evans to act in Apple series titled Defending Jacob
The actor is popular for playing superhero Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Last seen in the critically acclaimed film Lobby Hero, Chris Evans has been roped in for the lead role in Apple series titled Defending Jacob.
Being helmed by The Imitation Game director Morten Tyldum, the thriller series is based on the 2012 best-selling novel of the same name by William Landay.
The series will also mark the Avengers: Infinity War actor's first regular television role since he appeared in the mini-series Opposite Sex back in 2000, which was his only regular TV role to date.
Defending Jacob was created, written, and executive produced by Mark Bomback. Apart from acting, Evans will also executive produce the film alongside Tyldum.