9 October 2012 9:01 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Dolph Lundgren is to star in new action-adventure TV drama Rescue 3. The series will focus on an elite task force comprised of La's top lifeguards, firefighters and coast guards, who must combine their efforts each week to pull off a daring rescue, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Expendables star Lundgren will play Captain John Mathews, the team's leader who is both a firefighter and lifeguard and is described as a "reluctant hero". The first season will run for 20 episodes in syndication, airing on Tribune television stations - including La's Ktla and New York City's Wpix - from fall 2013. Tribune has already given Rescue 3 a two-year order for a guarantee of 104 total weeks, with the first season being co-financed by Emmett / Furla Films. "Dolph (more) »

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