EXCLUSIVE: Morena Baccarin (Homeland) and Ryan Michelle Bathé (First Wives Club) have been tapped as the 2 leads in NBC’s untitled financial institution heist drama pilot from Nick Wootton and Jake Coburn; Julie Plec’s My So-Called Company; and Universal TV, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Written by Wootton and directed by Justin Lin, the Untitled Nick Wootton/Jake Coburn Project is a high-stakes two-hander about Elena Federova (Baccarin), a lately captured worldwide arms supplier and good felony mastermind who orchestrates quite a few coordinated financial institution heists all through NYC for a mysterious function, and Val Fitzgerald (Bathé), the principled, relentless and socially outcast FBI agent who will cease at nothing to foil her bold plan. The attractive and twisted heist present reveals how far some individuals will go for love, justice and probably the most helpful commodity on the planet: the reality.
Wootton and Coburn government produce with Plec and her producing companion Emily Cummins at My So-Called Company. Lin and Andrew Schneider government produce by way of Lin’s Perfect Storm Entertainment. Universal Television is the studio.
Known for enjoying the feminine lead within the Deadpool franchise, Baccarin co-starred reverse Gerard Butler in STX’s disaster-thriller Greenland. In 2019 she wrapped two options, The Good House reverse Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline; and Waldo, an action-suspense movie reverse Charlie Hunnam and Mel Gibson.
Baccarin, Emmy-nominated for her position on Showtime’s Homeland, was the romantic lead within the newest season of Brazil’s Sessao de Terapia. Based on worldwide format In Treatment, which was tailored by HBO within the US, Sessao is now in its fourth season in Baccarin’s native nation. She is repped by Seven Summits and UTA.
Bathé stars as Ari in BET+’s dramedy collection First Wives Club, based mostly on the 1996 movie of the identical title, which has been renewed for a second season. She additionally lately co-starred within the Amazon Prime Video characteristic Sylvie’s Love and recurred on the CBS drama All Rise.
In 2020, Bathé launched Down On Maple Productions and signed a first-look take care of ViacomCBS MTV Entertainment Group. The pact covers content material created and/or developed for tv and new media, with the deal with figuring out rising expertise and underrepresented voices. She is repped by Atil Singh of Principal Entertainment, The Kohner Agency and Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman.