Tom Ellis Cast As Lucifer For DC TV Series
Tom Ellis has been cast as titular character in DC's Lucifer TV series.
Ellis will play the Lord Of Hell who resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom after becoming bored only to reside in Los Angeles where he helps the LAPD punish criminals.
Ellis, an English actor, is known for Miranda, Rush and Merlin.
Tom Kapinos (Californication) is writing the script and executive producing, with Len Wiseman executive producing and directing the pilot.
Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman will also executive produce.
Lucifer has been involved in the DC Comic since 1962, was featured in Neil Gaiman's popular Sandman series and featured in the Vertigo comic book series for 75 issues.
In the comics, Lucifer ran a piano bar.
Lucifer is set to air on FOX.