Morton will play Reverend Arthur Finer, Miles’ (Hall) father. A thoughtful and intelligent man, Arthur Finer has been the Reverend of Trinity Church for the past 25 years. Although he doesn’t agree with his son’s strong rejection of his faith, he wants him back in his life.
It’s not hard to envision Morton in the role following his stint on Scandal as Rowan Pope where he is known for the memorable delivery of his signature monologues. Morton is the first actor from Scandal, which returns for its seventh and final season, to book a new series.
Lilien and Wynbrandt executive produce God Friended Me alongside Siega and Berlanti Prods.’ Berlanti and Sarah Schechter.
Morton’s film credits include The Brother From Another Planet, Terminator 2: Judgement Day and Speed 2, among others. Morton is repped by TalentWorks and Vanguard Management Group.