According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 41-year-old actor, who has played Jin-Soo Kwon on Lost since its inception in 2004, has landed a lead role on the project.
In the updated cop series, Kim will take on the role of Detective Chin Ho Kelly, which was originally played by Kam Fong. Alex O'Loughlin, who recently starred in the ill-fated Three Rivers, is said to be in talks to play Detective Steve McGarrett.
Kim is the first core Lost actor to land a role outside of the show.
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