Scoop: Oscar Winner Mira Sorvino Nearing Deal to Headline CBS Drama Pilot Trooper

Mira Sorvino TrooperMira Sorvino is eying her first major TV series gig.

The Oscar winner is nearing a deal to play the title role in CBS’ cop drama pilot Trooper, TVLine has learned.

From Warner Bros. TV and producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Trooper is a character-based procedural drama centered on a common-sense mother-turned-New York state trooper (Sorvino).

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Heroes alum Aron Eli Coleite penned the script and will serve as an EP alongside Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed.

Sorvino has dabbled in television before, mostly appearing as a guest star in episodes of Will & Grace and House.

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