Jackson is best known for his work on the teen soap "Dawson's Creek," and the films "Bobby" and "The Skulls."
Kurtzman and Orci previously worked with Abrams on the TV series "Alias," and the films "Mission: Impossible III" and "Star Trek."
"Fringe," which will star Jackson, Blair Brown, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo and Jasika Nicole, is now shooting in Toronto, The Hollywood Reporter said.
It has been described as the story of an FBI agent who works with institutionalized scientists to try to explain unexplained phenomena.
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