TV Line reports that Penikett has landed a recurring role in the new sci-fi romantic drama. The mid-season drama revolves around a human girl who falls in love with an alien boy; the series deals with the integration of an alien race into human society which may be interrupted as a metaphor for immigration.
Penikett will play a mysterious SEU (Sector Enforcement Unit) officer and will appear in multi-episodes. The actors role in Star-Crossed comes hot on the heels of news he will play fallen angel Ezekiel in several episodes of fellow CW series Supernatural.
Penikett’s other sci-fi credits include playing Jim Martin in Continuum, Paul Ballard in Dollhouse and Karl ‘Helo’ Agathon in Battlestar Galactica.