Michael Emerson Back With 'Lost's' J.J. Abrams on CBS Pilot

8:54 PM PST 02/16/2011 by Bryan Alexander

The actor will star in "Person of Interest," which Abrams is executive producing.

Michael Emerson is reuniting with Lost creator J.J. Abrams.

The actor has been cast in the lead of the CBS pilot Person of Interest, which Abrams is executive producing, Emerson's rep confirms.

CBS gave the greenlight to Person of Interest last week. The one-hour crime drama was created by Abrams and screenwriter Jonathan Nolan. Emerson will play a billionaire who works to stop violent crime along with an ex-CIA agent.

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