Per The Hollywood Reporter, the Vegas alum will star in the project as a disillusioned ER doctor whose life is forever altered after he saves a boy’s life and kills a man involved in a gang shooting.
O’Mara — whose other TV credits include Terra Nova and Life on Mars — will next recur on The Good Wife.
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• How I Met You Mother is staging another event episode, this time with a poetic twist. “We just shot an episode where the entire thing is in rhyme,” Cobie Smulders tell E! Online. “It’s like every second line is a rhyme. It varies; you gotta watch it!”
• Full House fave-turned-90210 mom Lori Loughlin will guest-star in an upcoming episode of The Neighbors, HollywoodLife.com has confirmed, playing Jami Gertz’s alter ego’s arch-nemesis.
• Treme‘s fourth and final season premieres Dec. 1 at 9/8c. Press PLAY below to watch a trailer for the departing HBO drama.
• ABC is developing a crime drama from bestselling novelist Patricia Cornwell, Deadline reports. Titled Greta Stone, the project centers on an orphaned female cop who is has an uncanny ability to solve crime. Cornwell will pen Greta with Law & Order alumna Stephanie Sengupta.
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