Katherine Heigl to Star in NBC Drama
by Liz Raftery
Katherine Heigl may be returning to the small screen.
The untitled project is described as “Scandal meets The West Wing” and tells the story of a CIA officer who is chosen to give the president a daily briefing and handle the most dangerous threats to America, THR reports. The Following‘s Alexi Hawley will write and executive-produce.
Heigl was reportedly approached for the role more than 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,” she told THR. 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.”
Would you look forward to seeing Heigl in the role?