According to The Hollywood Reporter, Peter Gallagher will be co-starring in USA Network's new pilot Covert Affairs.

The pilot follows Annie Walker (Piper Perabo), a CIA trainee who can speak many languages. She joins the agency while trying to get over "a mysterious ex-boyfriend who appears to be of particular interest to her bosses."

Gallagher will play the part of CIA director Arthur Campbell. He is a regal man and ex-Naval officer. He likes to fight, drink scotch and tell off-color jokes.