For years, whenever he appeared in would-be blockbusters that never
quite caught fire (Watchmen, The A-Team), the 38-year-old actor was
consistently talked up as the new brand-name leading man.
oblivious to celebrity status,” admits Wilson. “Or my lack thereof. But
it’s all good—I have no issues with that.” There is, of course, the
chance that his move into network TV—as a neurosurgeon who encounters
of his ex-wife in the supernatural CBS drama A Gifted Man,
helmed by Oscar winner Jonathan Demme—could in fact result in Wilson’s
long-awaited breakout role. “It would be funny if the
show turned out
to be successful,” he says, “because then you’re back on top of that
studio short list.”
Louis Vuitton’s wool and satin tuxedo and cotton shirt.
Styled by Moses Moreno. Grooming by Kumi Craig. Special
thanks to Milk Studios, Los Angeles; Highline Stages; and Milk Equipment