Scoop: Nick Nolte Joins Fox's Broadchurch Adaptation as Series Regular

Nick Nolte BroadchurchFox’s Gracepoint ensemble has added another killer name.

Three-time Oscar nominee Nick Nolte has joined the network’s forthcoming Broadchurch adaptation as a series regular, TVLine has learned.

The Luck actor will play Jack Reinhold, a stubborn, unmarried, willful man who has lived in Gracepoint for 20 years. He runs the kayak rental on the beach as well as the local wildlife observation program, where the murdered boy was one of his volunteers.

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He joins an impressive cast that includes Doctor Who‘s David Tennant (who also headlined Broadchurch), Breaking Bad‘s Anna Gunn, Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook) and Michael Peña.

Gracepoint is scheduled to begin filming in January on Vancouver Island in Victoria, for broadcast during the 2014-2015 season.