Lee Pace to Star in New AMC Drama About Computers in the 1980s

Lee Pace to Star in New AMC Drama About Computers in the 1980s

Lee Pace is headed to AMC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the former Pushing Daisies star has been cast in the lead role of the network's newest series: A drama set in the 1980's about computers, called Halt and Catch Fire.

The series will follow Pace's character, Joe MacMillan, a former successful salesman for computer company IBM who is described as a "often the smartest guy in the office and two steps ahead of both friends and enemies." The series will be set in Dallas, Texas - the "Silicon Prairie," - and revolve around the rise of personal computers and technology.

Pace will be starring opposite Smashed star Mackenzie Davis Hopefully, there will also be a lot of neon clothes and old Depeche Mode songs!

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[via The Hollywood Reporter]

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