Smith, Faison join Sonnenfeld drama

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Kurtwood Smith and Frankie Faison have been added to NBC's untitled Luke Reiter drama pilot for director Barry Sonnenfeld.

The untitled Luke Reiter project, from Universal Media Studios, is a legal thriller about unapologetic lawyers at Mason & Kent, a prestigious New York civil firm who will do whatever it takes to win its high-profile cases and outmaneuver one another.

"That '70s Show" alum Smith will play Gene Whitacre, a 30-year Mason & Kent veteran -- a ruthless lawyer but also a likable guy -- who takes the reins of the firm.

"The Wire" co-star Faison will play Detective Lyle, a veteran homicide cop who is investigating a murder connected to Mason & Kent.
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