Tom Ellis (Rush) will star in Fox’s upcoming ‘Lucifer’ pilot. The comic book TV drama is based on characters from DC’s Vertigo comic by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg. It centers on the bored, unhappy Lucifer (Ellis) Lord of Hell, who abandons his throne and heads for Los Angeles, where he helps the LAPD punish criminals for his own amusement. Len Wiseman (Sleepy Hollow) is directing the pilot and executive producing along with Tom Kampinos (Californication), who is writing the script. Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman are executive producing and KristieAnne Reed is co-executive producing.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter