'X-Men: Apocalypse' Actor Lucas Till Cast As Young MacGyver


By Matt O'Bryant 

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that X-Men star Lucas Till has been cast as the young MacGyver in CBS' MacGyver reboot. The follows a 20 something your old MacGyver as he is recruited into a clandestine organization. As with the original this young MacGyver will be a super art problem solver, and will use his skill set to take down badgers and prevent disasters. Get the finer details from THR below:

"Following a lengthy and extensive casting search, CBS has found its new MacGyver.

X-Men alum Lucas Till has been tapped to take on the character that was originally made famous by Richard Dean Anderson, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Additionally, Joshua Boone has joined the drama pilot as a series regular.

CBS' MacGyver is described as a reimagining of the television series of the same name. It follows a 20-something MacGyver (Till) as he gets recruited into a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening."

Sound off in the comments with your thoughts on Till's casting. Do you think he is a good fit for MacGyver?

No release date is set for The MacGyver pilot.

Lucas Till can next be seen on the big-screen as the character Havoc in 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse.