has joined the cast of Gracepoint, the upcoming Fox adaptation of the British murder-mystery Broadchurch
, the network announced today. The show follows two police officers (David Tennant
, reprising his role from the British original, and Anna Gunn
) as they investigate the mysterious death of a boy whose body is found on the local beach. Nolte will play an old man who runs a kayak rental on said beach and who also organizes a local nature program in which the deceased child participated. In other words, he plays a suspect.