Annable, who previously appeared in the ABC drama series "Brothers and Sisters" and "666 Park Avenue," will play the role of pediatric oncologist and surgeon Dr. William McAndrew.
"Red Band Society," exec produced by Margaret Nagle, Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and Sergio Aguero, is a remake of the Catalan TV show "Polseres Vermelles" and follows a group of teenagers who meet as patients in the children's wing of a hospital and become unlikely allies.
Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has already been cast to star.
Annable is repped by CAA and manager Sue Leibman of Barking Dog Entertainment.
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