Billy Burke and Kevin Alejandro Opposite Max Thieriot
Actors Billy Burke and Kevin Alejandro will soon appear in CBS‘ “Cal Fire“ Pilot along with Max Thieriot. Max Thieriot will also be a co writer for this forthcoming project.
The show will follow Bode Donovan, a convict who is looking to shorten his sentence and also for redemption. In order to do so, Donovan joins a firefighting program. This program for prison inmates brings him back to his hometown, North Carolina. Donovan along with other inmates works to put out fires across the town.
American Actor and director Kevin Alejandro, famous for playing Dan in “Lucifer” will take on the character of Manny, the in charge of the inmates while they are working on field. American actor, Billy Burke, who played Charlie Swan in Twilight will play Vince, Bode’s father. Vince is also a firefighter and the fire chief in Calif.
Director and actor Max Thieriot is currently also a part of the “Seal Team”, a military drama which streams on Paramount Plus. He plays Clay Spencer and directs two episodes of the series. The show follows the lives of high level Navy SEALs. The “Seal Team” was recently renewed for a sixth season. While they carry out missions. The actor will be a part of both the shows and juggle between the two projects.
The Production Team
Tony Phelan and Joan Rater will co-wrote the upcoming series along with Thieriot. He will also serve as an executive producer on the show. Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed of Jerry Bruckheimer Television, Phelan and Rater will also serve as executive producers. “Cal Fire” would mark the 33 year old’s writing debut.
Further details about this CBS network show are yet to be released.