Gillian Anderson pilot will center on a conspiracy involving Washington's most powerful figures(Read article summary)
The Gillian Anderson pilot will find the actress starring as CEO Meg Fitch, whose daughter is taken prisoner. NBC has ordered the Gillian Anderson pilot.
According to TV Guide, the actress will star in an untitled pilot for NBC, in which she will play a CEO named Meg Fitch whose daughter and daughterâ€™s classmates are taken prisoner. The show itself, which will be produced and written by Rand Ravich with Far Shariat, will center on a vast conspiracy that comes to involve some of the most powerful people in Washington, D.C.
Actress Rachael Taylor of ABCâ€™s â€ś666 Park Avenueâ€ť will star on the show as Susie Dunn, an FBI agent who is Megâ€™s sister and who is in charge of the operation to find her niece and her nieceâ€™s classmates. Before the kidnapping, Fitch and Dunn were estranged because of a secret that lies between them.
Taylor also starred on the ABC remake of â€śCharlieâ€™s Angelsâ€ť as Abby Sampson, one of the titular Angels, and guest-starred on the ABC medical drama â€śGreyâ€™s Anatomyâ€ť as Dr. Lucy Fields.
Ravich created and wrote the NBC series â€śLife,â€ť which starred actor Damian Lewis pre-â€śHomelandâ€ť as a police officer who gets back on the job after having been mistakenly sent to jail. Shariat served as an executive producer on "Life."
â€śBattle Forceâ€ť actress Stevie Lynn Jones has also signed on to Ravich and Shariat's NBC pilot, according to TV Guide.
Anderson starred in the 2007 film version of â€śThe X-Files,â€ť titled â€śThe X-Files: I Want to Believe,â€ť and signed on for an arc on the upcoming NBC show â€śHannibal,â€ť which will center on the â€śSilence of the Lambsâ€ť killer Hannibal Lecter. She also appeared in a BBC miniseries of the Charles Dickens novel â€śBleak Houseâ€ť and in a miniseries, also by the BBC, of â€śGreat Expectations.â€ť She recently starred as a detective on the British series â€śThe Fall,â€ť which will air on the BBC.Â
On â€śHannibal,â€ť the actress will play a therapist named Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier who serves as doctor to Hannibal Lecter himself.