Beau Bridges

Beau Bridges will reunite with his Norma Rae wife in Brothers & Sisters, Deadline reports.

Bridges, 68, who starred opposite Sally Field in the 1979 Oscar-nominated film, will play a love interest for her character, Nora Walker, on the ABC series. (Field, 64, won the first of her two best-actress Oscars for her performance.)

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Bridges, who has starred in Stargate SG-1, and received Emmy nominations for his guest stints on My Name is Earl and Desperate Housewives, will first appear for a multi-episode arc early next year.

Reps for the series did not immediately respond to TVGuide.com's request for comment.