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Paul Dano, Taylor Schilling, Aaron Eckhart, Rosemarie DeWitt Join AMC Animated Drama ‘Pantheon’

Paul Dano, Taylor Schilling, Aaron Eckhart, Rosemarie DeWitt Join AMC Animated Drama ‘Pantheon’

AMC’s upcoming animated drama “Pantheon” is filling out its main cast.

Paul Dano, Taylor Schilling, Aaron Eckhart and Rosemarie Dewitt have all been cast in the series, Variety has confirmed. It was picked up for two seasons back in March.

The one-hour show is based on a series of short stories by Ken Liu about Uploaded Intelligence, or human consciousness uploaded to the cloud. The first season will consist of eight episodes and focus on Maddie, a bullied teen who receives mysterious help from someone online. The stranger is soon revealed to be her recently deceased father, David, whose consciousness has been uploaded to the cloud following an experimental destructive brain scan.

Dano earned an Emmy nomination last year for his starring role in the limited series “Escape at Dannemora.” He is known for roles in films like “There Will Be Blood,” “Little Miss Sunshine,” and the upcoming film “The Batman.

See full article on Variety