will reunite with director Tony Scott
, with whom he worked on the features "Deja Vu
," "Top Gun
" and "True Romance
," in the season premiere of Numb3Rs
, to be broadcast Friday, Sept. 28 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on CBS.
Kilmer will play Mason Lancer, the mastermind behind the events of last season that led to the discovery that Agent Colby Granger (Dylan Bruno
) was a mole within the FBI. Now Granger has escaped from FBI custody, and it is up to Agent Don Eppes (Rob Morrow
) and the rest of his team, including his mathematician brother, Charlie (David Krumholtz
), to track him down and unravel the mystery.