[07/06/09 - 01:58 PM] Christian Slater Joins ABC's "The Forgotten" He'll take over for Rupert Penry-Jones as Alex Donovan on the newcomer.
[via press release from ABC]
CHRISTIAN SLATER JOINS ABC'S "THE FORGOTTEN"
Actor Christian Slater has joined the cast of "The Forgotten," the new drama series premiering TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
From executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer, "The Forgotten" focuses on a team of dedicated amateurs � "The Forgotten Network" � who work on murder cases involving unidentified victims. After the police have given up, this group, led by Alex Donovan (Slater), must first solve the puzzle of the victim's identity in order to then help catch the killer. These are ordinary people solving extraordinary crimes, and their persistence and compassion put them on a personal and emotional journey to give names back to the deceased.
"The Forgotten" also stars Michelle Borth ("Tell Me You Love Me") as Candace, Bob Stephenson ("Jericho") as Walter, Anthony Carrigan ("Law & Order: Criminal Intent") as Tyler and Rochelle Aytes ("Dirt") as Detective Grace Russell.
The series is produced by Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Bros. Television. Mark Friedman ("Home of the Brave") is executive producer/writer. Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and Lukas Reiter ("Law & Order") are executive producers; KristieAnne Reed, Debra Fisher and Stephen Gallagher are co-executive producers; and Danny Cannon is director/executive producer.