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'Captain Phillips' Actor Joins 'Covert Affairs' (Exclusive)

Max Martini will guest-star in the fifth season of USA's spy drama.

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Max Martini

Covert Affairs is adding an ex-CIA operative.

Captain Phillips and Pacific Rim actor Max Martini will guest-star in the fifth season of USA's spy drama, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Martini will play Nathan Mueller, a former CIA operative who resurfaces after mysteriously going off the grid. When Annie (Piper Perabo) comes face to face with Nathan, she's unsettled to discover they share similar inner demons.

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He joins recurring guest stars Perrey Reeves, Nazneen Contractor, Amy Jo Johnson and Michael A. Goorjian. Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Hill Harper, Kari Matchett, Peter Gallagher and new regular Nicholas Bishop lead the cast.

Martini is repped by ICM and Anonymous Content. He can next be seen in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey and most recently appeared in David Ayer's Sabotage. Currently, Martini stars in Crisis and he recurred on the first season of Revenge.

Covert Affairs returns June 24 at 10 p.m. on USA.

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