Actor Jamie Bell Cast in AMC Pilot ‘Turn’

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Actor Jamie Bell has been cast in the upcoming AMC pilot Turn according to Deadline.

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Based on Alexander Rose’s book Washington’s Spies, Turnis set in the summer of 1778 and tells the story of New York farmer Abe Woodhull (Bell), who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence. A husband and father to a young son, Abe is a hardworking cabbage farmer intent on paying back any debts. He smuggles his cabbage crop on the black market, where he is captured by Colonials and then pressed into spying for the Patriot cause.