Nathan Fillion is returning to ABC with the network handing out a series order for a new police drama titled “The Rookie”.
Fillion will play John Nolan, a guy from a small town who has moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a cop. He ends up becoming the oldest rookie in the LAPD, surrounded by guys two decades younger.
Alexi Hawley will write and executive produce with Fillion, Mark Gordon, Nicholas Pepper, Michelle Chapman and Jon Steinberg also serving as executive producers.
Fillion previously starred in the network’s cop procedural “Castle” for eight seasons.
Source: TV Line