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ABC Family Adds ‘Covert Affairs’ Actor to Summer Crime Procedural ‘Stitchers’

ABC Family’s first-ever procedural drama “Stitchers” has cast “Covert Affairs” alum Oded Fehr in a recurring guest role.

The hourlong crime series, which began production this January, will star Emma Ishta (“Manhattan Love Story”), Kyle Harris (“The Carrie Diaries”), Allison Scagliotti (Syfy’s “Warehouse 13″), Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Syfy’s “Eureka,” “I Am Legend”) and Ritesh Rajan (“The Last Airbender”).

The original drama follows a young woman (Ishta) who is recruited into a secret government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders and help solve mysteries before they go to the grave.

Fehr will play Leslie Turner, the enigmatic head of the covert stitchers program. His character will be introduced in the middle of the season.

Stitchers” premieres this summer on ABC Family.

Watch the first trailer for “Stitchers”:

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