DJ Qualls to Guest-Star on the TNT Hit Drama Series "Perception"
DJ Qualls is set to be a guest-star this season on TNT's Perception, starring Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Eric McCormack. Qualls is best known for his performance in hit films such as, Road Trip, The New Guy and Hustle & Flow. Qualls currently stars as Billy in the FX series Legit and plays a recurring role on The CW's Supernatural. His other television credits include Memphis Beat, Scrubs, Lost, Breaking Bad, The Big Bang Theory, and Criminal Minds.
In Perception, Qualls will play Agent Rudy Fleckner, a young, tech-savvy FBI agent who specializes in investigating cyber crimes. When an online social game Caleidoscope becomes the center of a homicide case, Pierce relies on Fleckner to decipher the clues within this virtual world. By digging into a suspect's online account Fleckner hopes to bring forth evidence that sheds light on a case in which the line between reality and fantasy becomes blurred.
About TNT's Perception
Perception, which comes to TNT from ABC Studios, stars Eric McCormack as Dr. Daniel Pierce, an eccentric neuroscientist and university professor with a unique way of seeing the world. Pierce is called upon by his former student - FBI agent Kate Moretti, played by Rachael Leigh Cook (She's All That) - to help the federal government solve complex criminal cases. Perception, which also stars Arjay Smith (The Day After Tomorrow), Levar Burton (Star Trek) and Kelly Rowan (The O.C.), will kick off its second season this summer. In its first season, the show averaged 6.2 million viewers and ranked as one of basic cable's Top 3 new series of the year.
TNT is television's destination for drama. Seen in 99 million households and ranking among cable's top networks, TNT is home to such original drama series as Rizzoli & Isles, Falling Skies, Dallas, Major Crimes, Perception, Franklin & Bash, Southland and the upcoming Monday Mornings. The network also features dramatic unscripted originals like Boston's Finest and the upcoming 72 Hours and The Hero. In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like Castle, The Mentalist, Bones and Supernatural; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards(R); blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
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