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Zackary Momah Joins Giancarlo Esposito in AMC’s ‘The Driver’ Remake

When he goes to work for a criminal gang, the upcoming series is based on the 2014 Brit drama regarding a taxi vehicle driver whose life is turned upside down.

Physician Sleep, Harriet and also The Nevers star Zackary Momoh is readied to take a ride in AMC’s remake of British dramatization The Driver, joining the series in a lead role, The Hollywood Reporter has actually learned.

Set to release on AMC as well as AMC+ as well as due to enter into manufacturing in August, the six-part U.S. collection comes from creators Danny Brocklehurst (Safe, Come Home) and also Sunu Gonera (Snowfall, Class of ’09), with Theo Travers (Billions, House of Lies) set as showrunner.

The drama stars Giancarlo Esposito as a cab driver whose life is shaken up when he consents to chauffeur a New Orleans-based Zimbabwean gangster, played by Momoh, and a man infamous for exploiting undocumented immigrants at U.S. southern ports. Paula Malcomson (Redemption) has also been cast as a series normal.

The three-part 2014 BBC original, produced by Brocklehurst with Jim Poyser and also produced by It’s a Sin as well as Years and also Years banner Red Production, complied with David Morrissey as a taxi driver used by a criminal gang.

Esposito, Gonera, Brocklehurst, Morrissey as well as Travers will exec produce together with Josh Kesselman and also Danny Sherman from Thruline and also A+E Studios’ Barry Jossen and also Tana Jamieson. The collection is generated by AMC Studios in association with A+E Studios as well as Thruline Entertainment.

Having first showed up on Brit television on programs, such as Doctors and also Holby City, Momoh later starred in such collection as U.S. crime drama Seven Seconds. His film debut was the 2016 period drama A United Kingdom alongside David Oyelowo and also Rosamund Pike. He is repped by UTA and also the Identity Agency Group.

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