Tom Mison stars as Ichabod Crane in the new Fox series, Sleepy Hollow. He is the new British sensation to arrive in American TV and you should get to know him a little more.
If you watched the premiere of the fantasy story, which is a reboot of the classic Washington Irvin story. The 1999 film starred Johnny Depp as Crane.
This time around there is time travel involved in the sci-fi series, which premiered on Fox to rave reviews last Monday. Ichabod Crane is a revolutionary soldier who comes face to face with one of the Horsemen depicted in the Apocalypse according to the Book Of Revelation.
He kills death by beheading him and ends up being transported to modern times along with the Headless Horseman, who starts murdering residents of the once quiet town.
Tom Mison is a 31-year-old theater and television actor and writer who is getting his first big break on American television in the fantasy series.
But who is this new handsome newcomer? A couple of websites have run get-to-know-you pieces on Mison and these are some of the most revealing answers. Oh, he also has a Twitter.
From E! Online.
Website you check every morning: io9 and The Guardian.
Hidden talent: Probably my Twerking. It’s daunting. (What?!)
TV character you see yourself dating: Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham (from Downton Abbey)
If you could guest star on any show: The now confirmed Breaking Bad spinoff, Better Call Saul.
Favorite TV Snack: Sweet potato fries.
If My Costars Had to Describe Me In One Word, It Would Probably Be: *Sigh*
Fill in the Blank: I’m Most Excited For Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. This Fall.
Can’t-miss TV shows? Breaking Bad and The Great British Bake Off
If you had to choose another career, what would it be? Politics, distressingly.
What goes in your carry-on bag on the plane? My iPod and a book (currently “Galapagos,” by Kurt Vonnegut, as you’re asking)
What’s your favorite beverage? Single malt whiskey, gin, or a good British Ale.
What food can you not resist? Just food.
From his answers, Tom Mison seems to be a pretty simple, straight forward sort of guy and we are sure to learn even more about this talented Brit in the years to come. Sleepy Hollow returns to Fox on Monday night at 9 pm.