Chaske Spencer will play a cook who cares for his aunt in "The Frontier," the drama about a group of travelers who follows their dreams and heads West from Missouri across the unchartered country in the 1840s.
By Lesley Goldberg
Twilight's Chaske Spencer--best known as Sam, the leader of Jacob's wolf pack in the franchise--has boarded the NBC Western drama pilot The Frontier, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
The project, from writer/exec producer Shaun Cassidy, revolves around a group who follows their dreams and heads West from Missouri across the unchartered country in the 1840s.
Spencer will play Eli, a cook who's traveling with his mentally unstable aunt, Luisa. He's described as an optimist who's trying to be patient with his aunt's real and imagined fears who ventures off with part of group to search for others.