Tony Winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson Will Co-Star With Ed Burns in TNT Pilot "Public Morals"

By Michael Gioia
20 Dec 2013

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, who won a Tony Award for his performance in Seven Guitars, will co-star opposite Ed Burns in the TNT pilot "Public Morals," according to

Burns will write, direct, executive produce and star in the upcoming project, which is set in 1967 in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality.

Santiago-Hudson, also seen on Broadway in Stick Fly, Gem of the Ocean and Jelly's Last Jam, will play Lt. King, a "womanizing badass" involved in drama in and out of the workplace.

Steven Spielberg will also be an executive producer.