He will star opposite Hilary Swank in Netflix's upcoming drama series, Away.
The series focuses on American astronaut Emma Green who must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission.
"It is a series about hope, humanity and how we need one another if we are to achieve impossible things," according to the official logline for the 10-episode series.
The show is loosely inspired by the Chris Jones Esquire article which chronicled astronaut Scott Kelly's mission to space.
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Ed Zwick is on board to direct the first episode and will serve as an executive producer.
Andrew Hinderaker wrote the first episode and serves as an executive producer. He is also the creator of the series.