Tv show based on Weezer’s River Cuomo’s life found leading actor

The upcoming Fox series that is based on River Cuomo, frontman of Weezer, is entitled Detour. The show is produced by Cuomo and it was recently decided to cast British actor Ben Aldrige as the leading man. The character will have the name of Michael Sturges.

Aldrige may not be exactly like Cuomo, he has stared in several TV shows such as a recurring role on Reign on the CW. 

The pilot was written by the creator of Psych, Steve Franks and directed by Jeremy Garelick who also directed The Wedding Ringer. There is not yet an announcement on an official air date. No word yet on an official air date.

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