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Radha Mitchell to Star in A&E Pilot

Aussie actress will headline new drama, "The Quickening."

In her first U.S. series role, Radha Mitchell has signed to topline A&E's drama pilot "The Quickening."

The project, from Fox TV Studios, centers on Maggie Bird (Mitchell), a homicide detective assigned to a desk job after it is discovered that she suffers from a bipolar disorder. Filming on the pilot, written by Jennifer Salt ("Nip/Tuck"), will start next month in Los Angeles.

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter.