Debby Ryan to Star in CW Pilot ‘Insatiable’

Former Disney Channel actress to topline drama from “Dexter” producer Lauren Gussis

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Debby Ryan has been tapped as the female lead in The CW’s dramedy pilot “Insatiable.”

“Insatiable” follows a disgraced, dissatisfied civil lawyer-turned-beauty pageant coach who takes on a vengeful, bullied teenager (Ryan) as his client, with no idea what he’s about to unleash upon the world.

“Dexter” co-executive producer Lauren Gussis writes and executive produces, with Ryan Seacrest and Nina Wass acting as EPs through Ryan Seacrest Productions, along with Todd Hoffman and Dennis Kim through Storied Media Group.

“Insatiable” is one of six pilots The CW is considering for its upcoming 2017-18 season. Lucy Hale-led “Life Sentence,” a reboot of “Dynasty,” sci-fi drama “Searchers” from “The 100” creator Jason Rothenberg and Greg Berlanti, DC comic book adaptation “Black Lightning” and military drama “Valor” round out the list.

Ryan is best known for her title role on Disney Channel’s “Jessie.” She also recently recurred on NBC’s “The Mysteries of Laura.”