Dominic West Cast In Showtime’s ‘The Affair’

Dominic West has landed the lead role in the Showtime pilot The Affair.

From Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment) and co-creator Hagai Levi (In Treatment), The Affair will examine the effects infidelity has on two marriages and be told separately from the perspectives of the male and female characters. West will play Noah, a husband and father of four who enters into an affair with a woman who he believes is his soul mate.

West is a veteran TV actor and a Golden Globe nominee who has previously starred in The Wire, The Hour and Appropriate Adult. His film credits include Chicago, 300, 28 Days, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace and Mona Lisa Smile.