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Patricia Arquette to Star in ‘CSI’ Spinoff

Arquette will play a special agent in the cyber-crime drama

Patricia Arquette has been tapped to star in CBS’s upcoming “CSI” spinoff.

The spinoff, a cyber-crime drama that will be planted within the hit CBS drama, will explore a world where technology has amplified human behavior to the point where faceless criminals are committing crimes at global proportions with the touch of a button.

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Arquette will play Avery Ryan, a special agent in charge at the Cyber Crime Division of the FBI in Quantico, Va., who’s tasked to solve high-octane crimes that start in the mind, live online, and play out into the real world.

“CSI” creator Anthony E. Zuiker is writing and executive producing, along with “CSI” writers/producers Carol Mendelsohn and Ann Donahue. “CSI” executive producers Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman will also executive produce the new spinoff.

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CBS Television Studios is producing in association with Bruckheimer Television.

Arquette is represented by Gersh and 3 Arts Entertainment