14 February 2013 12:00 PM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Breaking Bad’s top cop is going Under the Dome.

Actor Dean Norris has landed the lead villain role on CBS’ upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling novel.

Norris will play politician and car dealership owner James “Big Jim” Rennie, who seizes an opportunity to take control of his small town Chester’s Mill when it’s sealed off from the rest of the world by a mysterious transparent force field. The casting comes on the heels of CBS signing Pan Am actor Mike Vogel to play the show’s main character, former Army officer Dale “Barbie” Barbara. Other cast members include Britt Robertson, »

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