facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Katherine Heigl set to return to television

Sept. 10, 2013 at 8:18 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Emmy Award-winning actress Katherine Heigl has signed on to star in an as-yet-untitled CIA television drama, The Hollywood Reporter said.

The mother of two young children left "Grey's Anatomy" in 2010 following a creative clash with the show's writers and producers.

Alexi Hawley is to pen and executive produce the pilot for the CIA series. Heigl will star in and executive produce the project, alongside Robert Simonds, her mother/manager Nancy Heigl, Hawley, Henry Crumpton, Rodney Faraon and Julia Franz, The Hollywood Reporter said.

"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," Heigl said.

"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."

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Goldie Hawn able to see dead people, says Kate Hudson Goldie Hawn able to see dead people, says Kate Hudson
2
Nikki Bella, Paige beaten by AJ Lee in Triple Threat match Nikki Bella, Paige beaten by AJ Lee in Triple Threat match
3
Kanye West teaches class at LATTC as part of community service Kanye West teaches class at LATTC as part of community service
4
Caitriona Balfe talks about playing time-traveling heroine on 'Outlander' Caitriona Balfe talks about playing time-traveling heroine on 'Outlander'
5
Kelly Osbourne 'adrift' without Joan Rivers Kelly Osbourne 'adrift' without Joan Rivers
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback