Kretschmann cast in ‘River’

German actor joins ABC drama pilot

Thomas Kretschmann has been cast in the ABC drama pilot “The River.”

The German actor joins Bruce Greenwood and Leslie Hope in the ABC Studios project, which hails from “Paranormal Activity” writer-director Oren Peli.

Kretschmann (“Valkyrie”) plays the role of Reese. This isn’t his first role for ABC, having appeared last season on “FlashForward.”

The pilot will be helmed by Jaume Collet-Serra (“Unknown”).

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