Red_Movie_Image _Karl_UrbanNew Zealand’s Karl Urban has landed the lead role in the new J.J. Abrams TV project Human.

The Star Trek actor will feature as a cop called John Kennex in the pilot, which is produced by Abrams and J.H. Wyman.

The project centres on a futuristic Los Angeles where all LAPD cops are partnered with highly-evolved humanlike androids.

Urban’s character is described as a “respected police officer who has shut down emotionally after a tragic mission that claimed the lives of nine of his fellow elite officers and left him critically injured”. Continue reading »