'Awake': Jason Isaacs isn't worried about people understanding the show

Jason Isaacs jokes that he took the lead role on NBC's new series "Awake" "just to find out what happened next.""When I was asked to do it originally, I didn't want to. I had something else that was going on for me and was rather enjoying developing and producing this thing," Isaacs said when Zap2it visited the "Awake" set late last year. "I got a few pages in," and he was hooked, he says.Isaacs ("Brotherhood," the "Harry Potter" movies) plays a detective Michael Britten in the series, which premieres Thursday (March 1). He survives a car accident with his wife (Laura Allen) and son (Dylan Minnette) -- but in the aftermath his mind constructs two different realities, one where his wife survives and one where his son does. In each reality, he has a different partner (Steve Harris or Wilmer Valderrama) and a different therapist (Cherry Jones and B.D. Wong) trying to help him with...



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