Peter Onorati, a veteran of the cancelled TNT series, Murder in the First, has joined the SWAT TV show pilot at CBS. Deadline reports he will play Jeff Mumford, leader of the 10-David SWAT Team. He joins Shemar Moore, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco, Kenny Johnson, and Alex Russell.
From Shawn Ryan, Neal H. Moritz, Justin Lin and Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, SWAT is a police procedural action drama, based on the Aaron Spelling series of the 1970s and the 2003 feature film starring Samuel L. Jackson. Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, and LL Cool J. CBS ordered the pilot back in February.
Here is how the report describe’s Onorati’s character: “Aggressive and confident, Mumford is the leader of the 10-David SWAT team that maintains a healthy rivalry with Hondo (Moore) and the rest of the crew.”
What do you think? Are you a Peter Onorati fan? Will you watch SWAT, if CBS orders it to series?