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ABC's re-imagining of the 1980s sci-fi miniseries and series V will invade the airwaves beginning Tuesday, Nov. 3, the network announced Sunday.

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The series, which focuses on the world's first encounter with a presumed friendly alien race, stars Lost's Elizabeth Mitchell as FBI counter terrorism agent Erica Evans. She is the first to discover that, beneath the skin of the strange Visitors (or Vs), there lies something more sinister than anyone imagined.

Evans' son, Tyler (Logan Huffman), sees the Vs as an opportunity to make mankind unite with a common goal while news anchor Chad Decker (Scott Wolf) wants to advance his career by getting an exclusive interview with the aliens' leader, Anna (Morena Baccarin).

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Joel Gretsch, Morris Chestnut, Lourdes Benedicto, and Laura Vandervoort also co-star. The show will be executive produced by Scott Peters (The 4400), Jeffrey Bell (Day Break, Alias) Steve Pearlman (Reunion) and Jace Hall.

premieres Nov. 3 at 8/7c on ABC. Will you watch?