Tom Welling Joins CBS' 'Section 13' as Star & Producer

"Smallville" star Tom Welling has joined CBS' drama series "Section 13" as both a star and executive producer (via Deadline). In the show, he'll play a former CIA agent who joins a secret organization that tackles difficult, dangerous high-stakes assignments after a tragedy.

The show, written by co-executive producer Carla Kettner, is currently in development. Warner Bros. TV and Tom Welling Productions will produce.

Welling is best known for playing young Clark Kent in The CW's "Smallville" for the entirety of its 10-year run. Since then, he's had minor roles in "Parkland," "Draft Day" and "The Choice." Additionally, he has produced a series of projects for WBTV, including "Hellcats."

Kettner is currently an executive producer on "Bones" and "Zoo."

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