While the film took place over three months, the 1950s-set James Ellroy novel it was based on spans eight years, so there's plenty of material to sustain a series. It will pick up the serial killer story line from the novel that didn't make it into the Oscar-winning movie.
Smith, along with the rest of the "Sense8" cast, will return for a two-hour finale special of the canceled Netflix favorite later this year.
Smith's other TV credits include "Stargate Universe," "Quantico," and "Blue Bloods."
Three policemen, each with his own motives and obsessions, tackle the corruption surrounding an unsolved murder at a downtown Los Angeles coffee shop in the early 1950s. Detective Lieutenant Exley (Guy Pearce), the son of a murdered detective, is out to avenge his father's killing. The ex-partner of Officer White (Russell Crowe), implicated in a scandal rooted out by Exley, was one of the victims. Sergeant Vincennes (Kevin Spacey) feeds classified information to a tabloid magnate (Danny DeVito). Read More