files/pictures/picture-35.jpgJason Patric (THE LOSERS) has been picked as the male lead in FX's pilot POWERS, based on Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's graphic novel, reports Deadline.com
. The story follows two detectives assigned cases that deal with superpowered people. Patric will appear opposite Lucy Punch.
Charles H. Eglee adapted the teleplay and Michael Dinner will direct. Eglee, Dinner, Bendis and David Engel are the exec producers. Sony Pictures TV and FX Prods. are the studios.
Shooting is set to start in mid-summer.