Michael J. Fox signs on for Rescue Me.

Emmy winner Michael J. Fox will be appearing in the fifth season of the FX series Rescue Me.

Fox will be playing the wheelchair-bound new boyfriend of Janet (Andrea Roth). Janet is the ex-wife of Dennis Leary’s character Tommy Gavin.

Fox will be appearing in four episodes of the upcoming fifth season. Season five will be longer than the usual 12-13 episodes, with a total of 22.