According to a recent announcement made by Sci Fi Channel, Emmy nominee Peter Krause (HBO's Six Feet Under) will star in its six-hour limited series The Lost Room, which was previously announced under the working title "Motel Man."

Krause will portray a homicide detective who stumbles upon a magic motel room key, becoming a target to those who will stop at nothing to claim it.

The show is set to premiere in December.