At the Kings press line during Comic-Con, TVGuide.com chatted with ascending Aussie actor Christopher Egan about taking on the role of David in the new NBC show. An alum of Australia's massive hit, Home and Away, Egan said he relates to his character's fish-out-of-water story after his own journey from Oz to L.A. Take a look at what the up-and-comer had to say:
NBC's new series, Kings, made headlines when Deadwood alum Ian McShane signed on to play King Silas Benjamin. But at the show's panel and press line at Comic-Con, it was the newcomers who were heating up the scene, especially in the absence of their elder costar.The upcoming series, which is a modernized, soapy adaptation of the story of King David, features a number of newbies to look out for when it airs. Aussie actor Christopher Egan stars as David Shepherd, whose heroism draws him into Silas' court in a futuristic Manhattan. Egan's soft-spoken manner, sexy accent and looks akin to a fellow famous Aussie are sure to keep viewers (or just an editor or two) tuning in to see what he's got and even more so when things heat up with the princess, played by the lovely Allison Miller. Recent Gossip Girl guest (and Covenant star) Sebastian Stan plays Jack Benjamin, the gorgeous and arrogant son of King Silas who is on an oh-so-realistic downward spiral. Add some high couture, edgy ...