Former Law & Order: SVU cast member Raul Esparza has lined up a new TV role: The actor — who left SVU last month — will co-star in the NBC drama pilot Suspicion, our sister site Deadline reports.
The Hitchcockian thriller is about a man named Danny (13 Reasons Why‘s Derek Luke) who is coerced into working as an informant for the FBI to earn back his freedom. Esparza will play Tom Carter, who bonds instantly with Danny when the two realize they share similar histories.
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In other pilot casting news, per Deadline:
* Jorja Fox (CSI) will star in the CBS drama Chiefs, which follows three female Chiefs of Police in L.A. County.
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* Scott Cohen (Gilmore Girls) has joined the Marcia Clark-produced ABC drama...