William Petersen to star in Tony Kaye film

Aug. 6, 2010 at 1:37 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. actor William Petersen has signed on to co-star with Christina Hendricks and Lucy Liu in the film "Detachment."

The Hollywood Reporter said the movie will be his first screen role since he left "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" last year to find new challenges. He has since been working largely in theater.

"American History X" director Tony Kaye recently started shooting the high-school-set drama "Detachment" in New York, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.

The film is also to star Adrien Brody, Bryan Cranston, James Caan and Marcia Gay Harden.

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