Unknown forces conspire to erase Thomas Veil's identity and without warning, every aspect of his life is turned upside down -- his wife acts as if he's a stranger, his credit cards are suddenly invalid, his keys no longer fit the door to his home and in one way or another, his family and friends are silenced, in "Nowhere Man," a compelling new drama series starring Bruce Greenwood, premiering as a 90-minute episode MONDAY, AUGUST 28 (9:00-10:30 p.m., ET/PT) on UPN. The series has its regular time period premiere on Monday, September 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT).
Frightened, confused and angry, Veil realizes there is no one he can trust. He's left all alone with no option bu to begin a desperate quest to find out who is behind the increasingly bizarre circumstances which are plaguing him and the reason why he has been victimized.
In the premiere episode, "Absolute Zero," documentary photographer Thomas Veil seemingly has his whole existence annulled during the course of one evening. Everyone he knows acts as iff they don't know him, including his wife Alyson. The once stable Veil, overwhelmed with this strange experience, begins to question his own sanity. Appearing to be deluded and paranoid, he is eventually forced into a psychiatric hospital. There, he learns that even the doctors are part of the mysterious plan to annihilate his identity. Determined to preserve his life, he escapes from the sanitarium. Now completely alone, Veil sets out on a cross-country course - searching for answers while eluding his unknown enemy. His only clue to the possible motivation behind the harrowing ordeal is the disappearance of one of his photographs. Entitled "Hidden Agenda," the photo depicts the execution of natives in a war-torn Third World country.
Bruce Greenwood stars as Thomas Veil. Guest starring are Megan Gallagher as Alyson Veil, Ted Levine as Dave "Eddie" Powers, Bernie McInerney as Father Thomas and Michael Tucker as Dr. Bellamy.
"Nowhere Man" is shot on location in Portland, Oregon. The premiere episode was filmed in Los Angeles, written by Lawrence Hertzog and directed by Tobe Hooper ("Poltergeist", "Texas Chainsaw Massacre"). The series creator and executive producer is Lawrence Hertzog. Peter Dunne is the producer of the series from Lawrence Hertzog Productions in association with Touchtone Television.