Based on the best-selling novel, Wayward Pines follows a Secret Service agent who arrives in the pastoral town of Wayward Pines, ID, on a mission to find two other agents who've gone missing. His investigation leads to even more questions, as the agent comes to grips with the terrifying reality that he actually may never be able get out of of this countryside locale alive.
Howard has signed up to play Wayward Pines' Sheriff Pope. He joins Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino, Toby Jones and Melissa Leo.
Up next for the always-busy Howard, he co-stars in the child abduction thriller Prisoners, as well as Lee Daniels’ The Butler and the sequel to The Best Man, The Best Man Holiday.