Gillian Anderson has joined an NBC pilot. According to TV Guide, Anderson will co-star opposite "666 Park Avenue" actress Rachael Taylor in NBC's untitled pilot from Rand Ravich.
The drama is set in Washington and features political power players who find themselves blackmailed into an international conspiracy. Taylor will play FBI Agent Susie Dunn, the lead agent on the blackmail case. Anderson will play Meg, Susie's estranged sister and the CEO of a conglomerate. Look for dark secrets aplenty. Stevie Lynn Jones will also star.
Anderson will next be seen in NBC's "Hannibal."
In other pilot news ...
Christine Lahti is heading to 90210. Lahti will co-star in CBS's "Beverly Hills Cop" pilot as the police captain. [EW]
Jamie Bell will star in AMC's "Turn." Bell joins the drama pilot based on the book "Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring" as Abraham Woodhull, the leader of a group of pals turned spies in the summer of 1778. [TVLine]
Jane Seymour and Majandra Delfino will star in ABC’s comedy pilot "Keep Calm And Carry On." The pilot from Andrea Abbate, 20th Century Fox TV and 21 Laps/Adelstein follows Karey, the straight-laced daughter in a family of thieves and drug addicts. Delfino will play Penny, Karey's sister and Seymour will play their narcissisic mother. [Deadline.com]