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ABC announced that actress Juliette Lewis has been cast in the drama pilot Secrets & Lies with Ryan Phillippe.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lewis will star alongside Phillippe in the pilot. She most recently appeared in NBC's The Firm and also just finished filming Fox's Wayward Pines limited series.
Her character in Secrets & Lies is Detective Andrea Cornell, who is assigned to look into the murder of a 4-year-old boy. She quickly finds the target of her investigative as Ben, the man who found the body in the first place. Her character is described as calm and highly intelligent.
As previously reported, Phillippe was tapped to play the main character of Ben. After Cornell fingers Ben as a possible suspect, he sets out to conduct his own investigation to find the real killer.
The actor, known for films such as The Lincoln Lawyer and Crash, recently appeared on the final season of the show Damages.
The pilot is being directed by Charles McDougall based off Barbie Kligman's script. Kligman will also executive produce and be showrunner. Tracey Robertson and Nathan Mayfield will also executive produce.
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