This Is Us star Milo Ventimiglia is about to play iconic daredevil Evel Knievel for a brand new restricted sequence known as Evel, in line with Selection. It’ll air on USA Community, with manufacturing beginning someday in 2020.
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The present might be primarily based on the lifetime of Evel Knievel, who gained worldwide notoriety for his stunts, together with an try to leap throughout the Snake River Canyon and his then-world report leap over 19 automobiles at Ontario Motor Speedway. The sequence doesn’t but have an episode rely, however the earlier USA Community sequence The Sinner, which began as a restricted sequence, has had two eight-episode seasons.
Ventimiglia will function an govt producer on the sequence, which would be the first time scripted sequence has been primarily based on Knievel.
Milo Ventimiglia on His Final Bike Journey and Why He Loves Using
Ventimiglia is not any stranger to driving bikes. The actor spoke about his love of driving in his Males’s Journal cowl story. The star has three customized Harley-Davidson bikes in his storage, in addition to a mint situation ’67 Chevy Chevelle that he rebuilt on his personal.
“I’ve acquired a 2016 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S and a 2014 Harley-Davidson Fats Bob that I’ve had a number of customized work performed to,” Ventimiglia stated. “And I picked up a 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Particular, which is a touring bike. I’ve by no means had a kind of earlier than. Let you know what—5 within the morning, going to work, it was simply reducing via the chilly—a extremely, very nice bike to be on. So now I’m gonna make it my very own.”
Ventimiglia initially acquired his license whereas engaged on the present American Desires, and he’s been driving ever since.
“The longest experience I’ve performed to this point is Portland to Los Angeles. I did [it] final June with a bunch of buddies from Japan and Oregon, and we rode from Portland all the best way down south of L.A. to Orange County,” Ventimiglia stated. “It was a few four-day journey. All people on that experience was on a Harley-Davidson. We had been all a pack of Harley followers who love driving and luxuriate in one another’s firm.”
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Learn Ventimiglia’s full Males’s Journal cowl story right here, and keep tuned for extra updates on Evel as extra information will get launched.