Karl Urban will play a cop who shuts down emotionally after being injured
Urban, who plays Bones in Abrams' "Star Trek" movie franchise, has snagged the lead in a Fox pilot being executive produced by Abrams.
"Human," previously known as "Inhuman" and "Untitled Bad Robot/J.H. Wyman Project," is set in the near future, when police officers are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids.
Urban will play John Kennex, a respected police officer who has shut down emotionally after a severe injury.
Brad Anderson ("The Machinist") is directing the project, which comes from Abrams' Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
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