18 October 2012 12:37 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Brendan Fraser is heading to TV. The Mummy actor has been tapped to star in TNT's drama pilot Legends, the network announced Thursday. From Homeland executive producer Howard Gordon, Legends -- which was originally for NBC -- follows a deep-cover operative named Martin Odum, who has an uncanny ability to transform himself into a different person for each job. But his own identity comes into question when a mysterious stranger suggests that Martin isn’t who he thinks he is. Gordon, Jeffrey Nachmanoff (The Day After Tomorrow) and Alexander Cary (Homeland) and Jonathan Levin (Charmed) developed the project based on the book from spy novelist Robert Littell. David

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