Leelee Sobieski Cast in Robert De Niro's ‘Rookies’ Pilot for CBS

Joins project written by Richard Price, directed by James Mangold

Leelee Sobieski has been cast in CBS' Robert DeNiro-produced "Rookies," TheWrap has confirmed.

The "Joan of Arc" actress joins an impressive team: "Clockers" writer Richard Price wrote the pilot, and James Mangold ("3:10 to Yuma") is directing.

Also read: DeNiro, Price Team for 'Rookies'

De Niro's Tribeca Prods. and CBS TV Studios are producing the series, which will follow six rookie cops who patrol especially dangerous areas.

De Niro and Price are executive producing.

The casting was first reported by Deadline.