By Lynette Rice
Updated March 05, 2009 at 12:00 PM EST

Watchmen star and Oscar nominee Jackie Earle Haley (Little Children) is now setting his sights on the small screen. EW has learned that he’ll play a supporting role in Human Target, a Fox pilot in contention for the fall that’s based on the popular DC Comics franchise. Chi McBride (Pushing Daisies) is also joining the cast of the pilot that stars Mark Valley (Fringe) and is exec produced by McG. The pilot focuses on a character named Christopher Chance (Valley), a private detective who changes his identity each week to save lives. (Reporting by Michael Ausiello)