Jason Patric has been cast in the upcoming second season of Fox’s ‘Wayward Pines.’ M. Night Shyamalan executive produces the series which will return this summer. Patric is cast as Dr.Theo Yedlin, a confident surgeon whose leadership skills that will become useful to the residents of Wayward Pines.
The second season picks up after the shocking end of season one, as the residents are in the midst of a battle with the First Generation. Yedlin awakes from suspended animation and finds himself in the middle of the rebellion, and ultimately joins to help save the endangered human race.
Shyamalan said, “Jason is an incredibly grounded and believable actor. I’m so excited for audiences to see what he brings to the world of Wayward Pines.”
Mark Friedman serves as showrunner and executive producer. Donald De Line, Ashwin Rajan, Blake Crouch and Shyamalan also executive produce.