TNT has tapped Actress Jennifer Beals to star in a new supernatural drama series Proof, the network announced Wednesday.
Beals (The L Word, Flashdance) stars as a surgeon dealing with personal issues who is urged by a cancer stricken millionaire played by Matthew Modine (And the Band Played On, Weeds) to investigate cases of reincarnation, out-of-body experiences, hauntings and other supernatural phenomena. Joe Morton (Scandal, Terminator 2: Judgment Day), Callum Blue (Dead Like Me, Royal Pains), Edi Gathegi (X-Men: First Class, Justified), Annie Thurman (The Hunger Games), Sean Gleeson (Doctors, Cold Mountain) also star in the series, which is being produce by Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer).
"Proof is a fascinating series that takes on one of our most compelling questions: What happens when we die?" said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in a statement. "Jennifer Beals does a terrific job bringing her complex character to life, and she's surrounded by an outstanding ensemble cast. We're especially thrilled to be collaborating once again with Kyra Sedgwick, whose work on The Closer helped pave the way for TNT's ever-growing slate of hit original series."