Chuck's Ryan McPartlin Cast Opposite Ashley Judd in NBC Drama Pilot Salvation

Ryan McPartlin Salvation PilotRyan McPartlin is now answering to a higher calling.

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Best known for playing Devon “Captain Awesome” Woodcomb on Chuck, McPartlin has joined NBC’s drama pilot Salvation, our sister site Deadline reports.

The potential series focuses on Jennifer Strickland (Missing‘s Ashley Judd), a woman who strives to keep her late husband’s mega-church afloat following his sudden death.

McPartlin — whose post-Chuck credits include Hart of Dixie and CSI: Miami — will play Todd Bishop, a congressman struggling to balance his political career with his familial responsibilities.