Kapoor takes game to U.S. with '24' role


In his first gig on American TV, "Slumdog Millionaire" co-star Anil Kapoor has joined Fox's drama "24" as a regular on the show's upcoming eighth season.

On "24," from 20th TV and Imagine, he will play a Middle Eastern leader who comes to the U.S. on a peacemaking mission.

A Bollywood icon who has appeared in more than 100 films in his native India, Kapoor received worldwide recognition for playing scheming game-show host Prem Kumar in the Oscar-winning "Slumdog."

The actor recently signed with ICM. (partialdiff)
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