Alex Meraz Scores Lead Role In “Scalped”

Alex Meraz (“Suicide Squad,” “Bone Tomahawk” “Twilight”) has scored one of the lead roles in WGN America’s drama pilot “Scalped”.

Based on Jason Aaron’s DC graphic novel series, the modern-day crime story is set in the world of a Native American reservation. Dashiell Bad Horse (Meraz) has returned home after fifteen years in exile.

Now a criminal with a mysterious agenda, he sets out on a violent path of self-discovery which seems him clashing with his estranged mother and the ambitious community leader – Chief Lincoln Red Crow.

The project will feature a predominantly Native American cast and was written by Doug Jung (“B anshee”).

Source: Deadline