Joshua Jackson to Play a Part in The Affair

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Joshua Jackson has booked his return to television.

The beloved Dawson's Creek and Fringe star has joined the cast of The Affair, an upcoming drama on Showtime that chronicles a pair of marriages and the titular affair that affect them.

Look for Jackson to star as Cole, described by the network as a "hard-edged cowboy" who manages a range in Long Island and is married to Ruth Wilson's Allison.

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The series also stars Dominic West as Noah, the man with whom Allison sleeps behind her husband's back; Maura Tierney as Noah's wife and the mother of his two kids.

The Affair will premiere in 2014 and is from writer/producer Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment).

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