Steven Pasquale joins Neve Campbell in ABC drama series ‘Avalon’ – Deadline

Steven Pasquale has been cast as the male lead opposite Neve Campbell in AvalonABC drama series based on the short story by Michael Connelly, David E. Kelley, A+E Studios and 20th Television.

Avalon
, which received a direct order from ABC, is set in the town of Avalon on Catalina Island, where Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department detective Nicole “Nic” Searcy (Campbell) runs a small office . Catalina has a local population that serves over a million tourists a year, and every day when the ferries arrive, hundreds of new potential stories enter the island. Detective Searcy is drawn into a career-defining mystery that will challenge everything she knows about herself and the island.

Pasquale will play Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Detective William Claypool. Smart, strong-headed, and good-natured, Claypool is called to Catalina to investigate a terrifying discovery on the island.

Avalon is created and produced by Kelley, who wrote the pilot episode, and Connelly. Dana Calvo produces with Ross Fineman of Fineman Entertainment and Barry Jossen & Tana Jamieson for A+E Studios and Matthew Tinker for DEK Productions. The series is produced by A+E Studios and 20th Television.

Pasquale is known for his starring roles as firefighter Sean Garrity in FX’s Save me and as Detective Mark Fuhrman on American Crime Story: The People V. OJ Simpson, also for FX. His series credits also include Showtime’s Comey’s rule, HBO Divorce and those of Netflix Line. Onstage, Pasquale starred alongside Kerry Washington in Kenny Leon’s Broadway production of American son, a role he reprized for the Netflix film adaptation. It is replaced by UTA and Brookside Artist Management.