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Carbonell, best known for his roles in “Lost” and “The Dark Knight,” will play Mateo Rodriguez, a respected career Navy man and executive officer on the USS Tyson aircraft carrier. Carbonell currently plays Sheriff Alex Romero on A&E’s “Bates Motel.”
Feore will play undersecretary of state David Alexander, a former Naval officer working for secretary of state Byron James and husband to Navy Admiral Bobbie Decker (Marg Helgenberger). His credits include the feature film “Mean Dreams” and the upcoming season of “House of Cards.”
Fox in January ordered a pilot for a television reboot of the 2001 war movie “Behind Enemy Lines,” which starred Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman. The pilot for the hourlong series was penned by Nikki Toscano, a producer on “24: Legacy.” McG has signed to direct the pilot, and will serve as an executive producer with »
- Daniel Holloway
The pair joins previously announced stars Marg Helgenberger and B .J. Britt in the the pilot.
“Behind Enemy Lines” is described as a military soap thriller wherein a group of U.S. soldiers find themselves trapped behind enemy lines. The “distinctly patriotic” show is a multi-perspective narrative that closely follows soldiers on the ground, and the officers and service men and women on a nearby aircraft carrier, along with intelligence officers in DC as they attempt to bring the heroes home safely and under the radar.
Chavarria will play Ziggy Rodriguez, a Navy pilot and the son of lifetime career senior Navy executive, Officer Mateo Rodriguez, who is yet to be cast.
Kreiling will play Shia Irivani, a Naval officer of deep faith, who is strong, principled and a woman of integrity, but »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
East Los High alum Gabriel Chavarria and Melia Kreiling (Tyrant) have joined the cast of Fox's drama pilot Behind Enemy Lines, a drama pilot loosely based on the 2001 movie. Written by Nikki Toscano and directed by McG, Behind Enemy Lines is a military soap thriller wherein a group of U.S. soldiers find themselves trapped behind enemy lines. It's described as a multiple-perspective narrative that closely follows our soldiers on the ground and the officers and service men… »
Fox’s “Behind Enemy Lines” pilot has landed its leads. Gabriel Chavarria will play Navy pilot Ziggy Rodriguez, the son of lifetime career senior Navy executive officer Mateo Rodriguez. Melia Kreiling will play Shia Irivani, a Naval officer of deep faith. She’s described as strong, principled and a woman of integrity — but one also with a sense of humor. They’ll join previously announced cast members Marg Helgenberger and B.J. Britt. Also Read: Musical Event Series 'Cotton Club' From Craig Zadan, Neil Meron in the Works at Fox The one-hour drama based on the 2001 Owen Wilson-Gene Hackman »
- Tony Maglio
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