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'Wire' Star Lands Lead in Showtime Drama EW

One of the stars of HBO's "The Wire" has been cast as the male lead in a new Showtime drama. EW.com's Inside TV reports that Dominic West will play the lead in the pilot "The Affair."

His character, Noah, is a married high school teacher with four kids who meets a woman whom he believes is his soul mate. The show looks at how an affair affects two marriages, with the story told from both the male and the female perspective.

dominic-west.jpgDominic West