Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is staying at Fox as the star of the network's two-hour sci-fi pilot Virtuality.

Virtuality, from UMS and BermanBraun, is set aboard Earth's first starship, which is equipped with advanced virtual reality modules. Coster-Waldau will play mission commander Frank Pike, a born leader.

Ron Moore and Michael Taylor penned the backdoor pilot, which is being directed by Peter Berg.