"Reaper" star Missy Peregrym will continue fighting evil, albeit in human form.
Peregrym has landed a lead role in the Canadian drama "Copper," which will air on ABC in the United States. The show follows a group of rookie police officers in their first days on the job, and is being pitched as a cop-show version of " Grey's Anatomy."
If that's the case, Peregrym will likely be the Meredith of the group. According to The Hollywood Reporter, here character is the daughter of a homicide detective who's just graduated from the academy. The show begins filming in Toronto soon; there's no word on when it will air on ABC.
Lea Thompson is set to play a former rock star in a pilot -- now the project just needs to find a place to air.
Thompson and her "Some Kind of Wonderful" director, Howard Deutch, are teaming up for a project titled "A Town Called Malice," the HR says. The "Caroline in the City" star will play a one-time rock star who takes her teenage daughter back to her hometown when her husband, also a musician, has a meltdown on stage.
"Moonlight" and "Millennium" veterans Erin Maher and Kay Reindl are writing the pilot. Production company Elevate Entertainment will try to give it a home on television.
Ramini, who guested on "Desperate Housewives" last season and starred in the U.K. cop show "The Bill" for several years, will have a recurring part as an associate of Anil Kapoor's character, a Middle Eastern leader in New York to address the United Nations.