Producers announced Daniels' casting as lawyer Atticus Finch Thursday, Playbill.com said.
Bartlett Sher is to direct the stage drama, which Sorkin wrote. The show is scheduled to begin previews Nov. 1 at Lincoln Center Theater.
Co-starring will be Celia Keenan-Bolger, Will Pullen, Gideon Glick, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Stak Sands, Frederick Weller, Erin Wilhelmi, Dakin Matthews, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Phyllis Somerville and Liv Rooth, Variety said.
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