After getting its season 2 premiere pushed from fall to mid-season, Touch is finally back. The Fox show — about a father and his emotionally challenged but gifted son who has the ability to recognize patterns unseen by others — starts airing its second season tonight.
Along with the search for Lucy’s (Maria Bello) daughter, Touch‘s sophomore outing features the meet-up between Martin (Kiefer Sutherland) and Aster Corps brainiac Calvin Norburg, a new character played by Inception actor Lukas Haas, in his first series regular role.
EW talked with Haas about what fans can expect from the new season and his new character and also about two of his recent film projects, Lincoln and Steve Jobs biopic jOBS.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: When did you first watch Touch, and what did you think of it?
LUKAS HAAS: I actually didn’t watch it until I had already started filming this season. I’m not a big TV-watcher, so I haven’t seen really anything. Everybody tells me to watch Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones and all these different shows. I haven’t seen any of them. When I saw [Touch], I actually thought it was very thoughtfully done and well-directed and beautifully shot. It seemed like a very substantial show that reminded me more of my idea of HBO or Showtime. It seemed to fall more in line with those kinds of shows than the ones I typically expect to see on network TV. READ FULL STORY »