While his This Is Us character shares the spotlight with his twin sister, Kate Pearson (Chrissy Metz), and his adopted brother, Randall Pearson (Sterling K. Brown), Justin will have the leading role in his next project.
CBS will produce a pilot for The Never Game, a drama that will be based on the book thriller of the same name. According to Deadline, the actor will play the main character, Colter Shaw, who is an expert tracker-turned-reward-seeker.
Unlike Kevin, who enjoys the finer luxuries of a glamorous Hollywood life, Colter is a rugged man with a survivalist background who lives in an RV
In Jeffrey Deaver’s book, Colter is hired to investigate the disappearance of a young woman in Silicon Valley. As he begins to look into the case, another victim is taken, and a cat-and-mouse game commences.
Justin will also be an Executive Producer for the drama. This Is Us Executive Producer Ken Olin will be an E.P. for The Never Game, and he will also direct the pilot. No other actors have been publicly attached to the project at this time.