Actor Ernie Hudson arrives at the Premiere Of Columbia Pictures' "22 Jump Street" at Regency Village Theatre on June 10, 2014 in Westwood, California

Actor Ernie Hudson arrives at the Premiere Of Columbia Pictures’ “22 Jump Street” at Regency Village Theatre on June 10, 2014 in Westwood, California

*Ernie Hudson has booked a guest role on Lifetime’s conspiracy thriller “The Lottery.”

The 10-episode series is set in a dystopian future when women have stopped having children, threatening extinction of the human race.

Hudson will play Randall Mitchell, a former Attorney General who uses his access to get the truth about his son, played by J. August Richards.

Hudson has appeared recently on “Mob City,” “The Millers” and “Rizzoli & Isles.”

“The Lottery” premieres on July 20.