O’Connell, Poitier Join Procedural “Carter”

Jerry O’Connell and actress Sydney Poitier are set to led the police-procedural series “Carter” for Sony Pictures Television Networks.

O’Connell plays a detective on a hit American TV show who is forced to return to his hometown after an embarrassing public meltdown in Hollywood.

Once back, he taps into his acting experience to become a real-life detective, partnering with long-time friend and no-nonsense veteran of the force Sam St. Clair (Poitier).

Garry Campbell (“MADtv”) created the series and developed it with writer John Tinker (“Chicago Hope”) with a ten-episode initial order given.

Source: Variety