'Friday Night Lights' Zach Gilford Booked for 'Matadors'


Zach Gilford


The Matt Saracen of 'Friday Night Lights' is recruited to play lead character in the modern-day 'Romeo and Juliet' story.

Zach Gilford is revealed to be jumping on board ABC's hour-long drama pilot "Matadors". The "Friday Night Lights" actor is going to play the leading male named Alex Galloway, according to Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello.

[Spoiler alert!] The TV series revolves around two rival Chicago-based families, one in the DA's office and another in a high-powered law firm. Zach's character is Romeo of this modern-day "Romeo & Juliet" story.

The actress who will portray the Juliet is yet to be unveiled. Additionally, premiere date for the series is unclear.

Zach Gilford is tackling the role of Matt Saracen, the former backup quarterback of the Dillon High School Panthers, in NBC's "Friday Night Lights". He is set to make his final "FNL" appearance during the season 4 finale.

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