Luke Evans and Callum Scott Howells have signed on to star in the upcoming BBC drama The Way. Described as “ambitious, powerful and surprising,” the three-part project is set to follow the Driscoll family as they are “forced to escape the country they’ve always called home and the certainties of their own lives.” “Will they be overwhelmed by their memories of the past, or will they lay their ghosts to rest and take the risk of an unknown future?” the show’s synopsis reads.
Howells (It’s a Sin), Steffan Rhodri (Gavin and Stacey), Mali Harries (Hinterland), Sophie Melville (The Pact), and Micheal Sheen (Good Omens) have been cast as members of the Driscoll family.
Evans is set to take on a seemingly villainous role in the series as Hogwood, the ruthless mercenary who’s in pursuit of the Driscoll family.
Maja Laskowska (Baptiste), Tom Cullen (Weekend), Danny Sapani (Killing Eve), Mark Lewis Jones (Outlander), Paul Rhys (Discovery of Witches), Erin Richards (Gotham), Aneurin Barnard (1899), Catherine Ayers (Keeping Faith), Jonathan Nefydd (Grav), Matthew Aubrey (Keeping Faith), Teilo James Le Masurier and Andria Doherty (It’s a Sin) will also appear in the upcoming mini-series in “key roles.” Lastly, Sheen is set to perform double duty as one of the show’s lead cast members and its director. “I feel very lucky to get to work every day with these phenomenal actors.