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Andie MacDowell Cast in ABC Drama Pilot 'Model Woman'

Show is based on real life Ford Models as it came to prominence in the 1970s

Andie MacDowell has been cast in the ABC pilot "Model Woman," TheWrap has learned.

The drama is based on Robert Lacey's 2015 biography of Ford Models co-founder Eileen Ford, "Model Woman: Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty,"

The pilot is set in the 1970s and is a family soap centering around the Ford-esque figure, Bertie (MacDowell).

Helen Childress wrote the pilot and will serve as executive producer, along with Rosalie Swedlin and the author's daughter, writer Scarlett Lacey.

MacDowell recently appeared in "Magic Mike XXL." She is represented by Gersh and RMS Productions.