Sitcom legend Michael J. Fox is THISCLOSE to signing a deal to appear on several episodes of FX's Rescue Me.
An FX spokesperson confirms that Fox is in talks for the role but insists that "no deal is done yet."
In the multi-episode story arc, Fox would play a love interest for Denis Leary’s on-screen ex, Janet (Andrea Roth).
Leary and Fox are longtime friends.
An official announcement is expected soon.