Danny Glover poses for a portrait during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival at The Samsung Galaxy Tab Lift on January 22, 2011 in Park City, Utah

*Danny Glover has been cast in the upcoming Fox drama “Touch,” a likely midseason series starring Kiefer Sutherland, sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter.

From “Heroes” creator Tim Kring, the drama pilot revolves around a father (Sutherland) and his autistic and mute son (David Mazouz) who can predict events before they happen.

As first reported by TV Line, Glover will play Arthur DeWitt, a professor who works with gifted children.

Glover’s most recent TV credits include episodes of “Human Target,” “My Name Is Earl” and an arc on “Brothers & Sisters.”