Pilot News: Julia Stiles Feels Guilty, Virginia Madsen Heads To Babylon Fields

Julia Stiles TNT PilotJulia Stiles (Dexter) and Virginia Madsen (Witches of East End) are among the latest actors to book pilots this winter.

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Per our sister site Deadline

* Last seen in the acclaimed prostitution web series Blue, Stiles will take the lead in TNT’s drama pilot Guilt By Association, in which she’ll play impulsive Los Angeles Deputy DA Rachel Knight. Stiles takes over for Neve Campbell (Party of Five), who recently pulled out during final negotiations for the lead role.

* Fresh off a wicked recurring role in Lifetime’s supernatural hit Witches of East End, Madsen has boarded Babylon Fields, NBC’s drama pilot (first developed seven years ago at CBS) about a town’s residents suddenly returning from the dead. Madsen will play Rhonda Whuch, the mother of scientist Thomas Whuch (Lost Girl‘s Kyle Schmid). Babylon also stars Meagan Good (Deception).