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Freddie Highmore to star in medical drama ‘The Good Doctor’

Bates Motel actor Freddie Highmore has been cast as the lead in ABC’s upcoming medical drama pilot The Good Doctor.

According to Deadline, the show was created by House and Hawaii Five-0 creators David Shore and Daniel Dae Kim.

The show will focus on, “Dr. Shaun Murphy (Highmore), a young surgeon with Savant syndrome who is recruited into the pediatric surgical unit of a prestigious hospital.”


Freddie Highmore & Brenton Thwaites attend the Entertainment Weekly: Brave New Warriors panel at Comic-Con 2014


eading actors Freddie Highmore and Brenton Thwaites sat down at Comic-Con International 2014 in San Diego, where they took part in Entertainment Weekly‘s Brave New Warriors panel.

Freddie of Bates Motel and Brenton from The Giver joined other leading actors Jon Bernthal, Tom Mison and Theo Rossi to speak about “how tough it can be to be the tough guy in the spotlight”.