Ed O’Neill and Sissy Spacek will star in Lightyears. The Hollywood veterans have signed on to tne new Amazon science fiction series, according to Deadline.
The duo will portray married couple Franklin and Irene York. Decades ago, they found a secret chamber buried in their backyard that doubles as a portal to an odd desolate planet. They decide to keep their discovery a secret until a mysterious young man changes everything. They soon realize their well kept secret is bigger than their wildest dreams.
Holden Miller will serve as Head Writer. Juan José Campanella is directing and executive producing the series. Additionally, Jimmy Miller, Sam Hansen and Philip Martin are co-executive producers. Daniel C. Connolly will produce. The series is a joint production between Legendary Television and Amazon Studios.
The series is set to begin production later this year!