'Alias' star Victor Garber signs for NBC pilot 'Notorious'
Published Mar 1 2012, 10:31 GMT | By Morgan Jeffery Victor Garber
is to star in NBC drama pilot Notorious
The project, from Friday Night Lights
writer Liz Heldens, will focus on an undercover female detective.
When the heiress she grew up with is murdered, the detective assumes a new guise and infiltrates her wealthy family.Alias
star Garber will play Robert Lawson, the head of the clan who also serves as CEO of Lawson Pharmaceuticals, according to Deadline
Wealthy and stubborn, Robert has two wives and a mistress and will not tolerate disobedience from his four children.
Garber's recent roles include a guest stint on NBC's The Firm
and providing the voice of Charlie on ABC's short-lived Charlie's Angels
He has also appeared in such films as 1993's Sleepless in Seattle
, 1997's Titantic
and 2008's Milk
will be executive produced by Alphas
execs Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun and Gene Stein.
Other drama pilots picked up by NBC include Chicago Fire
from Law & Order
creator Dick Wolf and a remake of UK series Bad Girls
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