According to the Hollywood Reporter, La Salle will play Evan Morrison, a physician who treats people with emotional and behavioral problems. He'll appear in at least four episodes and may direct one episode of the new CBS drama.
The role reunites La Salle and former 'ER' executive producer Neal Baer.
"I have very fond memories of our time together on 'ER' and look forward to having Eriq portray another unforgettable character on 'A Gifted Man,'" Baer told THR.
'A Gifted Man' premieres Fri., Sept. 23, 8PM on CBS.
In other casting news ...
'Fringe' actor Michael Cerveris will guest star on 'Person of Interest.'Cerveris will play gang leader Jarek Koska. [TVLine]
'Chuck' star Ryan McPartlin will guest star on 'I Hate My Teenage Daughter.' McPartlin will play a "hot dad" who is attracted to Jamie Pressly's character. He'll appear in the second episode of the new show. [TVLine]
Vanessa Marano and Johnny Messner are heading to 'CSI.' Marano will play Samantha, a street gang groupie and daughter of an ex-con (Messner). [THR]
'E.T.' star Henry Thomas will guest star on 'The Mentalist.'Thomas will play bounty hunter Tommy Lisbon, brother of Robin Tunney's character, Teresa Lisbon. Look for him in October. [TV Guide]
Eric Winter has joined the cast of 'Good Christian Belles' in a recurring role. Winter will play the brother of Kristin Chenoweth's character Carlene. He's the black sheep of his family -- a Green Democrat. [Deadline]
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