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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, known for his role on the ABC drama, Lost, has joined the upcoming drama that will be taking place on NBC. The drama will be titled Odyssey.
Deadline reported that Peter Horton would be both co-writing and directing the show.
Odyssey is being described as a global thriller that will have a Traffic-like feel. The show will focus on three families whose lives are turned upside down when a stranded female solider, a corporate attorney and a disrespected political activist are pulled into an unfolding military conspiracy.
Akinnuoye-Agbaje will play the commanding officer of a private military operator working with the United States Army.
Akinnuoye-Agbaje can be seen in the film, Pompeii, which also stars Kit Harington, Global Grind added.
Akinnuoye-Agbaje has not been heard from in a while since his work on Lost and Oz but he made headlines when he it was announced he wasn't going to return for the Lost finale, which brought back a lot of favorite cast members.
No release date or other details have been announced for Odyssey.
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