Oscar-winner Jeff Bridges is making the jump to television, The Dude will make his series-regular debut in FX drama “The Old Man” which has been ordered to pilot and is based on the best-selling book by Thomas Perry.
Bridges play Dan Chase, a retired CIA officer who absconded from the agency decades ago and has been living off the grid since. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the seasoned operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past.
“Black Sails” producing duo Jon Steinberg and Robert Levine will pen the script and executive produce the drama while Dan Shotz, Bridges and David Schiff will also executive produce. The pilot begins shooting in the Fall.
Source: The Live Feed