'Undercovers' casts its first actor

Gerald McRaney cast as CIA operative in J.J. Abrams' pilot

Gerald McRaney is the first actor cast in J.J. Abrams’ pilot for NBC “Undercovers."

“Undercovers,” described as a mix between “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” and “The Bourne Identity,” revolves around spouses Samantha and Steven Bloom, who work together as spies.

McRaney plays their boss, a CIA operative who recruited the couple and serves as the agency’s liaison with then.

Abrams is considering directing the WBTV-produced pilot, which he co-wrote with Josh Reims.

McRaney’s credits include the series “Jericho” and “Deadwood” and the upcoming “A-Team” feature.