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Ever since HBO's gritty prison drama "Oz," we've been big fans of Kirk Acevedo; and it's good to see the actor getting some high profile roles lately, including a stint on this season of "The Walking Dead." Next up for Kirk? He's heading to Syfy!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Acevedo has boarded the NBC Universal-owned cable network's "12 Monkeys" drama pilot. Based on Terry Gilliam's feature film of the same name that starred Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt, "12 Monkeys" centers on a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.

Acevedo will play Ramse, Cole's ("Nikita's" Aaron Stanford) closest friend in the apocalyptic future. He's clever and fiercely loyal and helped Cole survive the destruction of civilization. While Cole travels through time, Ramse proves »

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