Laura Benanti joins CBS pilot 'Open Books'

Multicamera comedy centers on book editor

Broadway actress Laura Benanti has been tapped as the lead in CBS' comedy pilot "Open Books."

The multicamera project, from WBTV and "Will & Grace" alumna Gail Lerner, centers on June (Benanti), a book editor at a small boutique publishing house in NewYork.

Benanti, who won a Tony in 2008 for "Gypsy," recurred on "Eli Stone."