Sissy Spacek joins CBS medical pilot
Published Mar 22 2010, 20:32 GMT | By Aaron Broverman Sissy Spacek
has joined CBS's untitled medical drama.
The plot features a group of travelling doctors who aid patients unable to reach a hospital across the US.
According to Entertainment Weekly
, the Big Love
star will play the "visionary" leader of the team who must also cope with her own cancer diagnosis.
actress rounds out a cast that already includes
Skeet Ulrich, Rachelle Lefvre and Janeane Garofalo
The project is written by Hannah Shakespeare and produced by John Wells.