Sterlin Harjo’s FX Pilot ‘The Sensitive Kind’ Adds Five To Cast

FX’s pilot The Sensitive Kind from creator Sterlin Harjo (Reservation Dogs) has added five to its cast: Killer Mike (Ozark), Kaniehtiio Horn (Reservation Dogs), Cody Lightning (Echo), Michael Hitchcock (Grand Death Lotto) and Ryan Kiera Armstrong (Star Wars: Skeleton Crew).

Details as to the roles these actors will play are under wraps.

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Also written, directed and exec produced by Harjo, The Sensitive Kind is described as a Tulsa noir about a guy (Ethan Hawke) who knows too much. As previously announced, Keith David, Siena East, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Shepherd, Tracy Letts, Kyle Maclachlan and Macon Blair will also star.

The project is Harjo’s first for TV since Reservation Dogs, the acclaimed FX dramedy which won an AFI Award for each of its three seasons. Additional EPs include Garrett Basch and Hawke. FX Productions is the studio.

A Grammy-winning rapper of Run the Jewels fame, Killer Mike has previously guest starred on Billions, Dave, Ozark, Hawke’s The Good Lord Bird and other series.

Previously seen on Harjo’s Reservation Dogs, Horn starred on the Canadian sitcom Letterkenny and has also been seen on shows like Rutherford Falls, Barkskins, The Man in the High Castle and Hemlock Grove. Recent credits on the feature side include Alice, Darling and Possessor.

In addition to Disney+’s Echo, Lightning has appeared in the comedy Hey, Viktor! (which he also co-wrote and directed), Rian Johnson’s Brick and other films.

Recently, Hitchcock has been seen in films like EXmas and Your Place or Mine, as well as series like The Resort and Black Monday. Next, he’ll be seen in Apple’s Palm Royale, Paul Feig’s Amazon pic Grand Death Lotto, and an untitled Kristen Bell series for Netflix, among other projects.

Next to be seen starring in the Star Wars series Skeleton Crew, Armstrong has previously appeared in notable roles on the series American Horror Story and Anne with an E. She starred opposite Zac Efron in Uni’s Firestarter and has also been seen in films like The Tomorrow War, Black Widow, The Glorias, and It Chapter Two.

Killer Mike is repped by Active Management and WME; Horn by Amanda Rosenthal Talent Agency, Authentic, and The Nord Group; Lightning by Gersh and Ronin Entertainment; Hitchcock by UTA and Vault Entertainment; and Armstrong by Innovative Artists, Anonymous Content and McKuin Frankel Whitehead.

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