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Zero Hour Preview: Anthony Edwards Stars In ABC's Conspiracy-Focused Midseason Thriller

Anthony Edwards will return to television in a starring role when ABC premieres Zero Hour. Unfortunately, we have to wait until Midseason 2013 for that to happen, but the very intriguing trailer for the series has me thinking it'll be worth the wait. Check it out ahead!

Zero Hour not only puts Anthony Edwards back on the small screen, but it also brings Jacinda Barrett back to television. Back in the 90's, when Anthony Edwards was in the middle of his run on ER, Barrett was starring in The Real World: London. She's since gone on to do some film and TV roles, and soon enough we'll see her in Zero Hour a drama that looks like a Da Vinci Code-type suspense thriller, complete with conspiracies and life-or-death situations. Edwards plays a paranormal enthusiast whose wife is abducted, drawing him into what looks like a dangerous and puzzle-filled adventure.

As the publisher of a paranormal enthusiast magazine, Modern Skeptic, Hank Galliston has spent his career following clues, debunking myths and solving conspiracies. A confessed paranormal junkie, his motto is "logic is the compass." But when his beautiful wife, Laila (Jacinda Barrett), is abducted from her antique clock shop, Hank gets pulled into one of the most compelling mysteries in human history, stretching around the world and back centuries.Contained in one of his wife's clocks is a treasure map, and what it leads to could be cataclysmic. Now it's up to Hank to decipher the symbols and unlock the secrets of the map, while ensuring the answers don't fall into the wrong hands - a man they call White Vincent (Michael Nyqvist). With his two young associates, Rachel (Addison Timlin) and Arron (Scott Michael Foster), in tow, along with Becca Riley, a sexy FBI agent (Carmen Ejogo), Hank will lead them on a breathless race against the clock to find his wife and save humanity.

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This looks like a series that will require some commitment from the viewers in order to keep up with everything that's going on. With that said, it also seems like the kind of show that could keep us on the edge of our seats.

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