Anthony Edwards

ER's Anthony Edwards is set to make his return to prime time as the lead of ABC's pilot Zero Hour, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Deadline first reported the casting.

Edwards will play a magazine editor who gets pulled into one of the most compelling conspiracies in human history after his wife is kidnapped.

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's Paul Scheuring wrote the drama pilot and will executive-produce with Lorenzo DiBonaventura and Dan McDermottScott Michael Foster and Addison Timlin will also star.  

The role marks Edwards first series regular role since he starred  as Dr. Mark Green on ER. Edwards other credits include Northern Exposure, Top Gun, and Fast Times At Ridgemont High.