Red Line: Noah Wyle Lands Lead Role!

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Noah Wyle might be returning to TV screens shortly!

According to Deadline, the popular actor has landed the lead role on the CBS pilot, Red Line

The series will focus on the aftermath of a white cop in Chicago mistakenly gunning down a black doctor. It would follow three families who are connected to the case. 

Noah Wyle Attends Premiere

Wyle will take on the role of Daniel Calder, a high school teacher who is struggling to come to terms with the death of his husband, who is killed by the police officer. 

Shameless alum, Noel Fisher will take on the role of the police officer, while Aliyah Royale will play Daniel's adopted daughter, Jira. 

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The pilot will be written by Caitlin Parrish and Erica Weiss and directed by Victoria Mahoney, while Ava DuVernay. Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter will executive produce. 

Noah Wyle Attends Upfronts

Wyle has appeared in a string of hits throughout his time in the spotlight. He has appeared in ER, Falling Skies, and more recently, The Librarians. 

He is also set to appear in Amazon Prime's new drama, The Romanoffs, which is slated to debut later this year. 

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Okay, TV Fanatics. 

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What do you think of this casting news?

Does Red Line sound like the type of show you would add to the DVR? 

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Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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