July 07, 2009 08:59:39 GMT
The star of the short-lived drama series 'My Own Worst Enemy' will lead a team of dedicated amateurs to solve murder cases involving unidentified victims in ABC's new drama premiering in September.
After headlining a short-lived drama series "My Own Worst Enemy" in late 2008, Christian Slater makes another return to television by joining the cast of "The Forgotten". On Monday, July 6, it has been announced that the 39-year-old actor has been set to play Alex Donovan, a former lawman who heads up a group of amateur detectives called "The Forgotten Network".
For the new ABC crime drama, Slater will be joined by Michelle Borth who will play Candace, Bob Stephenson who will star as Walter, Anthony Carrigan who is set as Tyler, and Rochelle Aytes who will be seen as Detective Grace Russell. His casting also places him under the capable hands of executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Mark Friedman.
"The Forgotten" focuses on "The Forgotten Network". After the police have given up, this group, led by Alex Donovan, 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. This new series will be premiered on the ABC Television Network on Tuesday, September 22 at 10:00 P.M. ET.