‘Boardwalk Empire’ Alum Charlie Cox Cast in John Cusack's CBS Pilot

'Boardwalk Empire' Alum Charlie Cox Cast in John Cusack's CBS Pilot

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Cox will play a hedge fund trader and Iraq war vet

Charlie Cox is moving on from “Boardwalk Empire” to the intrigue of Wall Street.

Cox, who played Owen Slater on HBO's bootlegger drama, has been cast to star in CBS's untitled pilot about Wall Street, which counts John Cusack among its executive producers.

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The pilot, which is set in the world of Wall Street power and money, is written and also executive produced by two writers from FX's “Justified”, Taylor Elmore and Ben Cavell. Kevin McCabe, Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly are also executive producing the pilot, which comes from CBS Television Studios.

Cox will play Jackson, a smart, sophisticated, Wall Street hedge fund trader who served his country in Iraq and possess integrity and the desire to do good.

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Cox had also been cast in CBS's pilot “The Ordained” last year.