Angie Harmon (Law & Order) is scheduled to play the title role in the pilot for a new drama called “Rizzoli” for TNT. The show is based on a character in Tess Gerritson's mystery novels, Jane Rizzoli, who is a Boston detective.
Michael Wright, executive vice president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), was quoted as saying, “Angie Harmon is not only a terrific actress, but also a favorite of crime drama fans…She will bring a combination of toughness and sensitivity to the challenging lead role. We’re thrilled to have Angie on board for what could be an outstanding addition to TNT’s collection of strong female characters.”
By the way, here are two photos of Angie on the red carpet at the 2009 Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Awards ceremony on October 22, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.
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