Military Drama SIX Casts Joe Manganiello As Star

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Mini-series Six has cast Joe Manganiello (True Blood, Magic Mike XXL) as co-star for the military drama on the History channel.

Joe-Manganiello

The show follows a brotherhood of modern American warriors, Navy SEAL Team Six, whose 2014 mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with the terrorists.

Manganiello will be co-starring alongside Barry Sloane. He will play Rip Taggart, a gruff, haggard, and aggressive military man who was once the squad leader of Seal Team Six. Five years later, Rip is working in Africa, protecting a small village from Boko Haram.

SOURCE: Deadline.com