Casting for the pilot of the American version of Israeli hit 'Timrot Ashan' (Midnight Sun in its US version) is continuing and the latest name to come onboard is that of Julia Stiles who's known for her roles in the Bourne trilogy alongside Matt Damon.
Stiles will take on the lead role of an FBI investigator who specializes in cults and who is brought in to investigate the case of the disappearance of a mysterious cult.
Though she has already appeared in the critically acclaimed Dexter, this will be her first starring role in a series. Stiles joins a cast that already includes Titus Welliver of 'Law & Order' and 'Lost' and Connor O’Farrell who starred in TV hits like 'Nip Tuck,' '24,' 'NYPD,' and more.
'Timrot Ashan,' (Pillars of Smoke) was created by Oded Davidoff and Noah Stollman and focuses on the disappearance of members of a fictional kibbutz – Timrot Ashan in the Golan Heights, whose members lived within a cult. The investigation into their disappearance has the plot taking a surprising turn to the supernatural.