Josh Duhamel Josh Duhamel

Josh Duhamel has signed on to Battle Creek, the CBS drama from Breaking Bad creatorVince Gilligan and House's David Shore, has confirmed.

Pilot Season: Get all the latest news

Duhamel will star as FBI Special Agent Milton Chamberlain, opposite Dean Winters, who will play local police detective Russ Agnew. The drama follows the two men, who have diametrically opposed worldviews, as they team up to restore order to the semi-mean streets of Battle Creek, Mich.

Kal PennJanet McTeer, Edward Fordham Jr. and Aubrey Dollar are also starring on the show, which was given a straight-to-series 13 episode order. Gilligan and Shore, who will serve as showrunner, will write and executive-produce, with Bryan Singer directing the pilot.

(Full disclosure: is owned by CBS.)