Pilot Scoop: Nikita's Maggie Q Snags Female Lead in CBS' Kevin Williamson Cop Drama

Maggie Q Kevin WilliamsonMaggie Q is jumping back into the “kicking ass and taking names” business, landing the female lead opposite Dylan McDermott in CBS’ cop-themed Untitled Kevin Williamson Project, TVLine has learned.

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The drama pilot, penned by Following creator Williamson, is described as a a psychological thriller centered on detectives who handle stalking incidents for the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD.

Q will play Detective Beth Davis, the opinionated, obsessive, guarded, workaholic Division Captain.

The cast also includes Mariana Klaveno (Devious Maids, True Blood).