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Patrick Wilson heads to small screen supernatural drama

Patrick Wilson in Morning Glory

Story by Jack Foley

PATRICK Wilson, of Little Children, Morning Glory and Watchmen fame, has joined the cast of a new supernatural drama for CBS.

The untitled Susannah Grant pilot will see the actor playing a character called Michael.

The show follows a surgeon who has a direct line to the afterlife via his ex-wife.

Jonathan Demme (Philadelphia, Silence of the Lambs) is executive producing the series and will direct the pilot as well.

Wilson has enjoyed a rich and varied career, having emerged on Broadway and heading to movies via a prominent role in TV’s Angels in America.

His next film, Insidious (from Saw creators James Wan, director, and Leigh Whannell, writer), is due to be debuted at the SXSW Film Festival next month.

Read our interview with Patrick Wilson

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