Taylor Kitsch to Play Cult Leader David Koresh in Waco Mini-Series - TVGuide.com

Taylor Kitsch will headline a limited series about the Waco siege.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Friday Night Lights alum will star as David Koresh, the leader of the Branch Davidians who believed himself to be the religious sect's final prophet. While in charge of the Branch Davidians, Koresh faced multiple accusations of sexual abuse and child abuse.

Michael Shannon has also been tapped to star as the lead FBI negotiator Gary Noesner, with Ludacris in talks to play Branch Davidian member Wayne Martin.

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