Liev Schreiber

Liev Schreiber has been tapped to star in Showtime's new drama Ray Donovan, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Scream and Salt actor will portray the titular character, a professional fixer for the rich and famous in Los Angeles who's unable to escape his own family issues.

Showtime green-lights three new projects

The project comes from Southland creator Ann Biderman, who will executive-produce along with Mark Gordon (Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds) and Bryan Zuriff. The drama is expected to begin production in early 2012.