The latest “CSI” spin-off, “CSI: Cyber,” has just added a new team member to its roster. He is no ordinary character as he will be vital to understanding Special Agent Avery Ryan, who will be portrayed by Patricia Arquette. Read on to learn more about this story.
According to TV Line, actor Luke Perry is set to appear on “CSI: Cyber,” joining the likes of Patricia Arquette, James Van Der Beek, Shad Moss (Bow Wow), Peter MacNicol and Charley Koontz. Perry will be portraying the role of Nick Dalton, a former FBI agent who was in the running to operate the new cyber unit located in Washington DC. However, Dalton did not succeed in getting the job due to a “classified falling out.” Instead, he worked for the private sector as a “futurist.” His role is important as his character is vital to Ryan’s back story, as he holds many secrets about her and her past.
Perry is an actor who has graced both the small and silver screens. Among his television credits include the original series “Beverly Hills 90210” (1990-2000), “Oz” (2001-2002), “Jeremiah” (2002-2004), “Body of Proof” (2012-2013). He has also guest starred on various television shows such as “Will and Grace” (2005), “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” (2008), “Criminal Minds” (2008), “Leverage” (2010), “Raising Hope” (2013), and “Community” (2013). His film credits include “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1992), “The Fifth Element”(1997) and “The Enemy” (2001).
“CSI: Cyber” is the newest and latest spin-off in the “CSI” franchise, which includes “CSI: Miami” and “CSI: NY.” It is different from the other spin-offs, as this series focuses on the FBI’s Cyber Crime Division, where they concentrate on crimes that “start in the mind, live in the mind, and play out in the real world.” Heading the Cyber Crime division is Special Avery Ryan (Patricia Arquette). This spin-off is based on real life cyber psychologist Mary Aiken.
And that’s the latest update on “CSI: Cyber,” with Luke Perry joining the cast. For more news and updates on “CSI: Cyber” and other television shows, keep following Movie News Guide (MNG).
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