Patrick J. Adams for 'A Legal Mind'
Published Jul 8 2010, 13:14 BST
By Morgan Jeffery
Actor Patrick J. Adams has been cast in upcoming USA Network pilot A Legal Mind
According to Deadline
, the actor will play "brilliant but unmotivated" college student Mike Ross.
In the pilot, Ross is "recruited by a top Manhattan corporate law firm despite not being a lawyer. He has to use his book and street smarts and hustling skills to keep the charade".
Adams was previously cast in the pilot for new NBC sitcom Friends With Benefits
but was recast
shortly before the show went into production.A Legal Mind
will be produced by Mr. & Mrs. Smith
director Doug Liman.