Bruce Greenwood lands in The River

Greenwood is to perform the role of Emmet Cole in a drama about a family and friends that go looking for a famous TV presenter who goes missing with his crew deep in the Amazon.
Bruce Greenwood

Canadian actor Bruce Greenwood (Barney’s Version) has been cast in the ABC horror/thriller pilot The River.

Greenwood is to perform the role of Emmet Cole in a drama about a family and friends that go looking for a famous TV presenter who goes missing with his crew deep in the Amazon.

It turns out each member of the search party has their own reasons for locating the missing TV personality.

Eloise Mumford and Joe Anderson are also attached to the TV pilot from Paranormal Activity writer-director Oren Peli, who will co-produce.

DreamWorks TV and ABC Studios are behind the pilot, to be directed by Jaume Collet-Sera.

Greenwood’s other recent screen credits include Star Trek and Donavan’s Echo.