Takeda Books New Beau Willimon Series

Producers have added TV/Film actor Scott Takeda as a guest star on a new series called “The First,” written and produced by Oscar and Emmy nominee Beau Willimon (‘House of Cards’). Details on this sci-fi series are being closely guarded. Variety reports that the series will air on Hulu and is set in the near future and follows the first human mission to Mars.

The series stars two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn in his first TV series. Also top of the cast are Natasha McElhone (“Truman Show”), LisaGay Hamilton (“The Practice), and Hannah Ware (“Hitman: Agent 47”).

The series is expected to air on Hulu some time in 2018.