American actress and singer Maria Bello will be joining the cast of Fox’s new drama touch. The ‘Coyote Ugly’ actress will be joining Kiefer Sutherland as a single father named Martin Bohm whose mute son Jake (David Mazouz) in the series which debut this month.
Bello is set to play an “earth-mother type” whose daughter shared a gift similar to that of Jake, reports Deadline. The actress will appear for a numerous episodes this season. There is apparently an option for Bello to become a series regular if Touch is renewed for a second season.
Touch airs on Thursdays at 9pm/8pm ET/C on Fox.