Katherine Heigl will play a CIA officer in an untitled drama project that has found a home at NBC. Alexi Hawley (The Following, Castle) will write the pilot and exec produce. Katherine will not just star but also executive produce alongside Robert Simonds, Nancy Heigl, Alexi Hawley, Henry Crumpton, Rodney Faraon and Julia Franz.
[…] It is the story of a maverick CIA officer (Heigl) plucked from the field to become the President’s Daily Briefer, responsible for targeting America’s most critical threats, while navigating the unique lifestyle that comes with such a high-powered job. […]
Says Heigl, “I have been passionate about, and enthralled by, this project from the moment Hank, Rodney and Bob brought it to me over a year ago. The story is not only compelling and intelligent but a look behind the curtain at the CIA we haven’t seen before in film or television. I am thrilled and honored to have been asked to be a part of developing these stories and this character and bringing it all to life. NBC has been a true partner in their passion and support for the show that we’ve dreamed of making and I could not be happier about joining forces with them. Together, with our brilliant writer Alexi Hawley, I believe we are going to make great television!” […]
Please head on over to Katherine’s official website and read the full press release: Katherine’s CIA Role