Poppy Montgomery Furst Born Cast CBS

Poppy Montgomery to Headline CBS Comedy Pilot Furst Born

Now that Unforgettable is just a memory, star Poppy Montgomery has lined up her next TV gig.The actress will play the lead in CBS’ single-camera comedy pilot Furst Born, our sister site Deadline reports.

The potential series, inspired by Australia’s Upper Middle Bogan, follows Montgomery’s Bess, a doctor, wife and mother of twins as she learns she was adopted and that her birth parents are a flamboyant but loving family of drag-racers. The cast also includes Swoosie Kurtz (Sisters), Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy) and John Carroll Lynch (American Horror Story).

Dan O’Shannon (Modern Family) will pen and executive-produce the project with Upper Middle Bogan creators Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope.