‘Straight Outta Compton’ Star Corey Hawkins Snags Role in ’24’ Reboot
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Straight Outta Compton star Corey Hawkins is headed to primetime TV.

Variety reports that the Juilliard trained actor is set to star in the Fox pilot 24: Legacy. Hawkins is set to appear as Eric Carter, a military hero and Army ranger who returns home from combat to civilian life in Virginia with his wife Nicole only to be haunted by his troubled past.

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Carter will turn to the Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) for help in saving not only his life but stop one the largest-scale terror attacks America has ever seen.

An air date for the pilot has not been announced.

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