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Mel Gibson’s Jesus Joins J.J. Abrams Pilot

The main cast of J.J. Abrams and Jonah Nolan's CBS drama pilot Person of Interest is now locked. Passion of the Christ star Jim Caviezel has just closed a deal to star as Reese, a paramilitary officer for the CIA thought to be dead who ends up working for a mysterious New York billionaire in a fight against violent crime in the city. Caviezel, last seen in AMC's The Prisoner, joins the previously cast Taraji P. Henson and Michael Emerson on the show.

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