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Former Alias star Kevin Weisman is heading to NBC's new drama Awake, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Weisman will play a mysterious character named Mr. Blonde, opposite Jason Isaacs' Detective Britton. The series tells the story of Britton, who, after a car accident, lives in two very different realities: one where his wife died in the accident but his son survived, and the other where his son died but his wife lived.

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Weisman's recurring character will appear in both realities and will have crucial information about the car accident that changed Britton's life.

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While he's best known for playing Marshall Flinkman on Alias

, Weisman has also appeared on episodes of CSI and Fringe.Awake is executive-produced by Lone Star's Kyle Killen and 24's Howard Gordon. NBC has yet to schedule a premiere date for the series.