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Mira Sorvino starring in CBS' 'Trooper'

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Mira Sorvino could be the next Marg Helgenberger.

The actress has landed the starring role in Jerry Bruckheimer’s latest CBS crime drama project, Trooper.

Sorvino (Mimic, Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion) will star in the pilot, playing a practical mom who becomes a New York state trooper. K.J. Flaxton and Jay Hernandez costar in the Warner Bros. Television project, which is written by Aron Coleite (Heroes, Crossing Jordan). Trooper is one of several crime dramas in contention for a series order on CBS next fall, including a Sherlock Holmes project (Elementary).

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