Like Criminal Minds, which centers on the FBI’s Analysis Unit, Beyond Borders focuses on a division of the FBI. It follows agents helping American citizens who find themselves in trouble abroad.
SDB Partners-repped De La Garza will play Clara, a smart, well-traveled cultural anthropologist on the International Response Team. Funke, repped by Brookside Artist Management, is Mae, the team’s medical examiner who is fearless and fun. In addition to Sinise, they join previously cast Tyler James Williams and Daniel Henney. De La Garza played the female lead on ABC’s Forever and also is set as a recurring on CBS’ Scorpion. Funke’s credits include features A Most Violent Year and The Intern and Showtime’s The Affair.
Erica Messer, Mark Gordon and Nick Pepper executive produce. Like the original series, Beyond Borders hails from ABC Studios, CBS TV Studios and the Mark Gordon Co.