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Networks Eying CIA Drama Starring Kathrine Heigl

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Three and a half years after her exit from Grey’s Anatomy, Katherine Heigl is looking to return to primetime as the lead of a new drama project, which has been shopped to broadcast and cable networks. NBC appears a strong contender, though I hear that there is interest/offers from multiple networks, so a decision likely won’t be made until next week. It’s written by Alexi Hawley, supervising producer on Fox’s gritty new drama The Following, and I hear the procedural focuses on how the CIA handles hotspots around the globe, with Heigl playing an adviser/communications liaison for the U.S. president.

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medman1213d ago

"It’s written by Alexi Hawley, supervising producer on Fox’s gritty new drama The Following"...I hope it's better than that rubbish show. Don't we already have a female CIA agent doing it well in Covert Affairs? I would definitely check this show out, but it sounds like the lead female role is not an action oriented one.