Deadline.com reports that Esparza will appear in several episodes of the new series.
The series, according to the online news service, concerns "a neurosurgeon (Patrick Wilson) whose dead wife (Jennifer Ehle), the former head of a free clinic, starts appearing to him. Esparza will play Ehle’s boyfriend, who is on the board of the clinic."
Esparza was nominated for a Tony Award for his performances in Taboo, Company, Speed-the-Plow and The Homecoming. He has also been seen on Broadway in Cabaret, The Rocky Horror Show, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Arcadia.
"A Gifted Man" is set to air Friday nights on CBS at 8 PM ET.