7:45pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
'Lost's' Maggie Grace to Co-Star in CBS' Wall Street Drama
Maggie Grace is headed for Wall Street.
The Lost alum has been tapped to co-star opposite Charlie Cox in CBS' untitled Wall Street drama, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
From Justified writers Taylor Elmore and Ben Cavell, the drama is set in the world of Wall Street money and power. Boardwalk Empire's Charlie Cox toplines the drama as Jackson, a smart and sophisticated Wall Street hedge fund trader who served his country in Iraq and has the integrity and desire to do good.
Grace will co-star as Jaime, a smart, ambitious, savvy new hire with a conscience who serves as an in-house legal counsel for a hedge fund. The actress, repped by UTA, Wishlab and Jackoway Tyerman, most recently starred in Showtime's Californication and next will be seen in features We'll Never Have Paris and About Alex.
The drama is based on an original story from Elmore, Cavell, John Cusack and Kevin McCabe; Elmore and Cavell penned the teleplay for the CBS Television Studios pilot. Justified's Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly will exec produce. Niels Arden Oplev will exec produce and direct the pilot.