By Mandi Bierly
Updated March 18, 2010 at 10:00 AM EDT

Brotherhood star Jason Clarke has been cast as the lead in Fox’s Ride-Along pilot, the Chicago-set cop drama from The Shield‘s Shawn Ryan. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he’ll play Detective Jarek Wysocki, “an outsized character with a wicked sense of humor who struggles to clean up the town’s violence and corruption.”