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John Slattery To Headline Fox’s AI Drama Pilot ‘neXT’

John Slattery To Headline Fox’s AI Drama Pilot ‘neXT’

Exclusive: Mad Men alum John Slattery has been tapped as the lead of neXT, Fox’s AI thriller drama pilot from 20th Century Fox TV.

This marks the first broadcast pilot for Slattery since his seven-season run on AMC’s Mad Men as Roger Sterling, which earned him four Emmy nominations. It is his first broadcast series regular role in a decade and a half, since Greg Berlanti’s 2014 CW drama Jack & Bobby. I( hear new Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier, who has a relationship with Slattery from his long tenure as head of AMC, was involved in bringing the actor to the the broadcast network.

Written on spec by Manny Coto and directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra,

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