Los Angeles: Indian-origin actor Naveen Andrews is returning to the US television after a gap of three years with a thriller series in which the actor will play a renegade.
The former ‘Lost’ star has joined the cast of ABC drama `Reckless` starring Patrick Fugit, reported Hollywood Reporter.
The 44-year-old actor plays a British national and former Secret Air Service member who works as an illegal mercenary in some of the world`s deadliest locations and is wanted in about a dozen countries.
The actor has earlier portrayed a former Iraqi republican guard Sayid Jarrah in his critically acclaimed show `Lost`.
Andrews joins a cast that also includes Ernie Hudson, Lou Taylor Pucci and Ashton Holmes.
Mad Men`s Chris Black will write and produce along with Casino Royale`s Martin Campbell and Lucienne Papon. Campbell will direct the show.
For Andrews, the role marks his return to US television following his role in the `Sinbad` and `Lost`.