Mary Stuart Masterson has signed on for a lead role in the ABC legal drama pilot that hails from Hank Steinberg and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Variety has learned.
The project follows Aaron (Nicholas Pinnock), a prisoner who becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit. His quest for freedom is driven by his desperate desire to get back to the family he loves and reclaim the life that was stolen from him.
Masterson - Anya - Brooklyn - District - Attorney
Masterson will play Anya, the Brooklyn District Attorney. She is described as hard-charging, intelligent, politically savvy but take-no-prisoners. She is married to Kate (Indira Varma), the warden of the prison where Aaron...