Dan Bucatinsky is returning to ABC by joining the cast of the network’s new drama series Rebel, according to Deadline.

  • Rebel will mark Bucatinsky’s return to ABC’s Thursday night lineup after the actor won an Emmy award for his recurring role on ABC’s hit series Scandal.
  • Bucatinsky will play Jason Erickson, an edgy, somewhat bitter university professor who Rebel seeks out to enlist his help.
  • He is also coming off of a regular role on ABC’s The Baker and the Beauty.
  • The series, which was created by Krista Vernoff inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich, was also slotted to air on Thursdays at 10 PM starting April 8.
  • The series comes from Davis Entertainment, Sony Pictures TV and ABC Signature.

About Rebel:

  • Inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today, Annie Rebel Bello is a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree. She’s a funny, messy, brilliant and fearless woman who cares desperately about the causes she fights for and the people she loves. When Rebel applies herself to a fight she believes in, she will win at almost any cost.

 The series stars:

  • Katey Sagal as Annie Rebel Bello
  • John Corbett as Grady Bello
  • James Lesure as Benji
  • Lex Scott Davis as Cassidy
  • Tamala Jones as Lana
  • Ariela Barer as Ziggie
  • Kevin Zegers as Nate
  • Sam Palladio as Luke
  • Andy Garcia as Cruz