Colm Feore goes paranormal for 'Listener'

Canadian series picked up by NBC, CTV, Fox Int'l

TORONTO -- Colm Feore has joined the cast of "The Listener," the upcoming Canadian paranormal series acquired by NBC, Canada's CTV and Fox International.

Feore will play an older mentor to a young paramedic (Craig Olejnik) who uses his telepathic powers to heal what's broken in the lives of people he treats.

Feore, a veteran Canadian stage and screen actor repped stateside by Endeavor, also is a series regular on Fox's "24," where he plays first husband to the U.S. president.

NBC picked up the Canadian drama from producer Shaftesbury films during the WGA strike.