Could there be any more exciting casting news?! Deadline is reporting that the role of Detective Christian Walker in the upcoming FX series Powers has been offered to Coach Taylor… er, I mean Kyle Chandler!
Powers is the comic series by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Avon Oeming focusing on two homicide detectives that handle cases involving people with superhuman abilities. BSG alum Katee Sackhoff has previously expressed interest in the role of Det. Deena Pilgrim, Walker’s partner.
Deadline is clear that Chandler has not committed to the project. He will not make a decision until he reads the newest script rewrite, which is now expected to incorporate notes from Chandler himself.
On Friday’s show, Paul and I began our countdown of the Top 100 Characters in Modern Pop Culture. We’ve each got our own lists, and last night we revealed our respective #s 100-91. Be sure to listen to the show for our full run-down, but here are our picks with excerpts of what we said:
PAUL: The Companion Cube (Portal)
Your weighted Companion Cube is very faithful, never talks back, and will never stab you, but sadly, it doesn’t really get a happy ending. The Companion Cube’s story is, I’m afraid, a tragedy.
AJ: Charlie Pace (Lost)
Charlie started as a one-hit wonder rock star with a heroin addiction, but along with his good friend Hurley, he quickly became the heart of the show.