'Touch' Pushed Back for January Premiere, Plus More Casting News
'Touch' Pushed Back for January Premiere, Plus More Casting News
DeanBextor
DeanBextor
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
FOX has delayed the second season of Touch, pushing back the Kiefer Sutherland drama to January instead of the originally planned October 26 premiere. This marks the first change in the network's fall lineup. According to Deadline.com, Touch's Friday 8pm timeslot will now be taken over by Kitchen Nightmares.

So far, FOX has not announced whether Touch will continue airing in the Friday 8pm slot when it returns next year or if it's going to take on a new slot. For now, you can meet the new characters for season 2. 


Ayelet Zurer as Rosemary Mathis

TV Line reports that the Angels and Demons actress will appear in the upcoming season as an architect with special talents, similar to David Mazouz's character Jake. She is also expected to share some scenes with Guillermo (Said Taghmaoui) in Barcelona.

Lukas Haas and Saxon Sharbino as New Series Regulars

Deadline.com has learned that Sharbino  will be playing Amelia Robbins, the missing daughter of Lucy (Maria Bello) whom Martin and Jake met in the first season finale. Haas' character, on the other hand, will be after Jake  as part of his work for Aster Corps.  


Greg Ellis as Trevor Wilcox

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Days of our Lives actor has joined the second season of Touch for a multiple-episode arc. His character Trevor will appear as Martin's old war correspondent pal.

Said Taghmaoui as Series Regular, Adam Campbell and Ray Santiago in Recurring Roles

Lost actor Said Taghmaoui has officially joined the cast of Touch as a series regular. The Hollywood Reporter describes Taghmaoui's character, Guillermo Ortiz, as  "a smart Jesuit priest-turned-killing machine." Parenthood actor Adam Campbell is set to recur as Calvin's (Lukas Haas) business partner Tony Rigby. Meanwhile, Santiago has been booked as BreakWire's resident hacker named Reuben Santiago, who becomes friends with Jake.


John Boyd and Dileep Rao in Recurring Roles

Touch has also made room for 24 actor John Boyd and Inception actor Dileep Rao, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  Boyd will appear in a recurring capacity as a clever  math and algorithm researcher named Kase, who is Calvin's (Lukas Haas) close friend from college while Rao will play a rich and powerful shareholder at Aster Corp named Vikash Nayar.

How do you feel about Touch being pushed back in January? And which new character are you looking forward to see?

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