Actor John Doman is reuniting with his The Wire co-star Dominic West for The Affair, the pilot of a planned series from US network Showtime.

The planned series tells the story of Noah (West, who played McNulty in The Wire), a husband and father of four who thinks he has found his true soulmate in Alison (Ruth Wilson), who is married to Cole (Joshua Jackson). says Maura Tierney will play West's screen wife Helen, with Doman (Rawls in The Wire) playing her father, Bruce.