"Jericho" co-star Lennie James is coming back to CBS.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, James will join the cast of the network's untitled drama pilot set at the U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan.

The trade paper says that James' character is disbarred A.D.A. now working as a paralegal.

James spent two seasons playing the mysterious Robert Hawkins on CBS' "Jericho." The London-born actor will next be seen in AMC's reimagining of "The Prisoner."

In other pilot casting news, Lauren German has joined the cast of ABC's mystery "Happy Town," playing a suspicious newcomer to the eponymous town.

German's credits include UPN's "Sex, Love & Secrets" and the features "Hostel: Part II" and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."


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