Devious Maids alum Dominic Adams has signed on for a lead role in History’s new military drama Six, from A+E Studios and The Weinstein Company.

Written by William Broyles (Castaway, Jarhead) and David Broyles, a military Special Operations veteran, and inspired by current events, Six follows a brotherhood of modern American warriors, Navy SEAL Team Six, whose 2014 mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with the terrorists. Adams will play Michael, the antagonist of the series.

Adams, repped by Luber Roklin Entertainment and Paradigm, starred in the second season of Marc Cherry’s Devious Maids and also appeared in NCIS: Los Angeles.