Jeremy Sisto is set to co-star opposite Archie Panjabi in ABC’s murder trial drama pilot The Jury, from Sony TV and ABC Studios. Written by VJ Boyd and Mark Bianculli and executive produced by Carol Mendelsohn, The Jury examines “the ultimate social experiment” that happens thousands of times a day in the U.S.: a person’s fate is placed in the hands of 12 strangers.abclogo

Described as “12 Angry Men meets the podcast Serial,” the series follows a single murder trial a season as seen through the eyes of the individual jurors, exploring the biases and experiences that influence the jurors’ judgment, and how their preconceptions change along the way. Sisto will play Juror Dan, who is widely liked within the group.

Boyd executive produces The Jury with Carol Mendelsohn Prods’ Mendelsohn and Julie Weitz; Bianculli co-executive produces. Neil Burger directs.

Sisto, repped by Gersh and MGMT Entertainment, recently co-starred on another ABC drama, Wicked City.