Lost executive producer Jeff Pinkner has been tapped to run Fringe, Fox's high-profile sci-fi drama from J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

On the Warner Bros.-produced Fringe, Pinkner will serve as exec producer/showrunner. The project centers on FBI agent (Anna Torv), who teams with a guy (Joshua Jackson) and his scientist father (John Noble), to confront the spread of unexplained phenomena.

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