The Returned US remake casts Mark Pellegrino

Lost and Supernatural star Mark Pellegrino cast as lead in A&E’s The Returned

Mark_PellegrinoA&E’s The Returned, the US remake of the acclaimed French TV series, has cast its first lead in Mark Pellegrino.

Deadline reports that the veteran character, who played Lucifer in Supernatural, Jacob in Lost and Jackie Treehorn’s confused “Your name is Lebowski, Lebowski” thug in The Big Lebowski, will reteam with his Lost producer Carlton Cuse, who is writing and producing the series with Supernatural and True Blood writer Raelle Tucker.

Pellegrino will play “the rugged Jack, father of 20-year-old twin girls Lena, and Camille, who died in a school bus crash four years ago at age 16 and are now coming back.”

The Returned is going straight to series for A&E.

You can buy The Returned Series 1 on DVD for £15 at Amazon.co.uk.