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After Remington Steele, Pierce Brosnan is returning to TV with The Son

tv Updated: Jun 07, 2016 15:04 IST
Remington Steele
Brosnan will play Eli, the charismatic patriarch of the McCullough family in The Son.(YouTube)

Pierce Brosnan, after playing James Bond in films like Golden Eye, Die Another Day and The World Is Not Enough, is set to star in AMC’s drama TV series The Son.

Brosnan is replacing Sam Neill of Jurassic Park who was originally cast in the role but left for personal reasons, reports Deadline.com.

This marks only the second major TV series for Brosnan three decades after his starring role on the 1982 NBC adventure dramedy (drama comedy) Remington Steele.

Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan in Remington Steele which ran from 1982-87.

Based on the book by Philipp Meyer and written by Meyer, Lee Shipman and Brian McGreevy, The Son is a multi-generational epic tale of the story of the US’ birth as a superpower through the bloody rise and fall of one Texas family.

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Brosnan will play Eli, the charismatic patriarch of the McCullough family.

Kevin Murphy serves as executive producer-showrunner on the series, which has a 10-episode straight-to-series order.

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