Amazon has drafted Hayes MacArthur (Go On) and Josh Peck (Drake & Josh) to co-star in its gridiron-themed comedy pilot The Rebels (fka The Outlaws), TVLine has learned exclusively.
Written by Jeremy Garelick (The Break-Up) and Jon Weinbach (30 for 30), the potential series stars Natalie Zea (Justified, The Following) as the widow of a pro-football team owner who is now tasked with running the flailing organization.
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MacArthur will play Nick, a burned-out and desperate veteran quarterback who gets recruited by The Los Angeles Rebels, while Peck will portray Danny, the team’s newly-promoted general manager.
Production on the pilot begins this week.