Just announced Michael Ealy has been cast as a upcoming recurring character in ABC’s new sci-fi hit, “FlashForward.”

Best known for his role as Darwyn Al-Sayeed in “Sleeper Cell” in which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Best Actor (in a mini-series) award, Ealy has also starred in several films including “Seven Pounds” and “2 Fast 2 Furious.”

Ealy is set to play the role of antagonist to Joseph Fiennes’ character Mark Benford who has yet to be revealed.

Watch ABC’s FlashForward every Thursday night at 8/7 central.