ByTino Jochimsen, writer at Creators.co
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Tino Jochimsen

He was a fierce warrior who really really didn’t like in The Last Samurai (before period bromance took its course), and one of the doomed space-ship crew members in ’s sci-fi thriller Sunshine.

Now, fresh off his supporting role in The Wolverine, Japanese star will play a rich technological genius in CBS’ upcoming summer show, Extant, according to Deadline.

The sci-fi drama already stars Academy Award winning actress (Monster’s Ball) as astronaut Molly Watts who returns to earth from a lengthy space mission. At home she tries to reconnect with her husband and their artificial son, Ethan. Her arrival will lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.

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