Luke Perry Signs on for CBS’s ‘CSI: Cyber’

“Beverly Hills, 90210” alum will play the love interest of Patricia Arquette’s character

The cast of “CSI: Cyber” has added Luke Perry to its cast.

“Beverly Hills, 90210” alum Perry has joined CBS’s upcoming “CSI” offshoot, which revolves around the FBI’s Cyber  Crime Division.

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Perry will play former FBI agent Nick Dalton, who who was destined to run the cyber unit in Washington DC but, after a classified falling out, set his sights on becoming a “futurist” for the private sector. Dalton will also hold many secrets to the backstory of  special agent Avery Ryan (who’ll be played by Patricia Arquette). Their love interest will be an intellectual cat and mouse game that will ultimately benefit their personal and professional agendas.

The cast of the upcoming spinoff also includes James Van Der Beek, rapper/actor Bow Wow and “Ally McBeal” alum Peter MacNicol.

Also read: James Van Der Beek to Star in CBS’ ‘CSI: Cyber’

The series will premiere during the 2014-2015 season.

Perry recently recurred on the ABC medical drama “Body of Proof” as CDC officer/health commissioner Charlie Stafford. He’s repped by TalentWorks and Himber Entertainment.

TVLine first reported Perry’s “CSI: Cyber” casting.