Jason Isaacs has been cast as the lead role in USA's thriller Dig, TVGuide.com has learned.
The Awake star will play Peter, an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem whose murder investigation of a young archeologist leads him to uncover a conspiracy 2000 years old.
USA has has given a six-episode commitment to Dig, an action series from Heroes' Tim Kring and Homeland's Gideon Raff, the network announced Wednesday.
Touch kicks off its oft-delayed second season Friday, with a two-hour premiere that provides answers to a few questions, and raises a slew of others. The action-packed premiere, which airs at 8/7c on Fox, kicks off a season that promises higher stakes and added danger for Martin Bohm (Kiefer Sutherland) and his son Jake (David Mazouz), according to showrunners Tim Kring and Carol Barbee.
Good news and bad news at Fox on Wednesday.
The network axed freshman series Alcatraz and The Finder, while renewing Kiefer Sutherland's Touch, according to Deadline and their sister site TVLine. Fox declined to comment until their Upfront presentation next week.
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