Nicole Beharie and Orlando Jones join Fox’s ‘Sleepy Hollow’ pilot

Fox's Sleepy Hollow' Cast Annouced

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Nicole Beharie and Orlando Jones have been cast in “Sleepy Hollow,” Fox’s supernatural thriller series pilot from Star Trek Into Darkness writers Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci.

Beharie, whose breakout role was playing Michael Fassbender’s lover in the 2011 erotic feature Shame, will play female lead Abbie Archer, the local town sheriff who teams up with an 18th century Ichabod Crane to solve mysterious murders happening in present day. Jones will play Lt. Frank Williams, a hard nose detective who is transferred to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a double homicide.

Beharie can be seen next in the upcoming feature 42. Her past television credits include “Law & Order: SVU” and “The Good Wife.” Jones has the upcoming features Tainted Love and Enemies Closer. His previous credits include “Rules of Engagement,” “Everybody Hates Chris,” and “Necessary Roughness.”

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