Bill Pullman joins new Torchwood…

Bill Pullman has joined thee upcoming American iteration of Torchwood.

Series writer Jane Espenson confirmed the casting news on her Twitter account.

The upcoming fourth series, “Torchwood: The New world,” is being produced and will take place in the United States, airing on the Starz network sometime in 2011.

Pullman will be joining by returning cast members John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Kai Owen as well as newcomer Mekhi Phifer in the part of a CIA agent, Rex Matheson.