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Dean Cain serving in CBS' "Protect" squad

Actor Dean Cain arrives for the premiere of the movie "Elektra" at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada January 8, 2005 file photo. Cain will star in the CBS drama pilot "Protect and Serve," which follows the lives of street cops in suburban Los Angeles. REUTERS/Ethan Miller

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Dean Cain will star in the CBS drama pilot “Protect and Serve,” which follows the lives of street cops in suburban Los Angeles.

Cain will play a veteran officer. Steve Harris and Eric Balfour were previously cast as cops.

Tamala Jones has also joined the cast, as the wife of Harris’ character. Also cast as officers’ wives are Jessica Pare and Victoria Cartagena, while Monica Potter is playing an estranged wife.

Cain, who rose to fame in the 1990s series “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” will next be seen in the CBS original movie “Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness” and the indie “September Down.”

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter

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