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Jason Isaacs Returns to TV with USA Network Thriller “Dig”

By on February 14, 2014
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Jason Isaacs. Photo by Larry Busacca – © 2013 Getty Images

Jason Isaacs is set to return to TV land following his stint on NBC’s one season Awake.

USA Network revealed today that Isaacs has been tapped to play the lead role in a new six episode ‘event series’ called Dig.

Dig is described as an action adventure drama and comes from from co-creators and executive producers Tim Kring (Heroes) and Gideon Raff (Homeland).

Isaacs takes on the role of Peter, an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem who, while investigating a murder of a young female archeologist, uncovers a 2000 year old conspiracy.

Dig is from Universal Cable Productions (UCP) and is developed by Keshet in association with BermanBraun.

The series will shoot in Jerusalem as well as in other international locations and is set to premiere on USA Network in late 2014.