Joel Edgerton will star in the Apple series “Dark Matter”

Actor Joel Edgerton will be the title of a series based on author Blake Crouch’s novel ‘Dark Matter’.

The nine-episode show was set up at Apple with Crouch writing the pilot script and also serving as showrunner, Variety reported.

Edgerton will play Jason Dessen, a physicist, professor, and family man who — one night while driving home through the streets of Chicago — is abducted into an alternate version of his life.

“Wonder quickly turns to nightmare as he attempts to return to his reality amidst the multiverse of lifetimes he could have lived. In this maze of mind-boggling realities, he embarks on a harrowing journey to find his true family and save them from the most terrifying and unstoppable enemy imaginable: himself,’ the story reads. official connection line.

Louis Leterrier, best known for directing two films ”Transporter”, ”The Incredible Hulk”, ”Now You See Me” and the TV series ”Lupin”, will direct the first four episodes.

Edgerton will also serve as executive producer on the series, which will be produced by Sony Pictures Television. Matt Tolmach and David Manpearl will serve as other executive producers.

The actor recently starred in the critically acclaimed Amazon series “The Underground Railroad.” He will next be seen in the Disney Plus series “Obi-Wan Kenobi”, in which he will reprise his role as Owen Lars from the “Star Wars” franchise.

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