T.R. Knight has joined the cast of the Hulu series 11/22/63. The series is based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name and stars James Franco as an English teacher who time travels back to 1958 and to try to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Sarah Gadon, Chris Cooper and Brooklyn Sudano are also set to star. The mini-series will be nine episodes. Knight is set to portray Johnny Clayton, the husband of Sadie Dunhill, who ends up falling for Franco’s character. Although he knows about Sadie’s affair, he can’t bring himself to divorce her.
Known for his roles in the series Grey’s Anatomy and the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, Knight will next be seen in the upcoming film A Year and Change.
Knight is repped by Gersh and Thruline Entertainment.