Time-Traveling Martian Joins New Spielberg Show

His Life On Mars may not have lasted very long, but Jason O'Mara is staying with time-traveling for his new show; he's in talks to star in Steven Spielberg's Terra Nova.

Deadline Hollywood is reporting that O'Mara is close to signing on to star in the new Fox drama as Jim Shannon, the "devoted father" of the family at the center of the series, built around the idea that the humanity of the future abandons a dying Earth to colonize prehistoric times.

The series is expected to debut midseason.

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