Kearran Giovanni (Major Crimes) has has been tapped as the lead in NBC’s drama pilot Suspicion.  Giovanni will star alongside Derek Luke, Jeri Ryan, and Paula Newsome.

Based on the book by Joseph Finder, Suspicion is described as a Hitchcockian thriller about how far one man will go to save the people he loves. After Danny Goldman (Luke) accepts a handshake loan from his new friend and millionaire neighbor, he gets a visit from the FBI and learns that the decision is one he will regret for the rest of his life. Coerced to work as an informant for the FBI to earn back his freedom, Danny is forced to infiltrate a world of violence and corruption while trying to protect his family.

Giovanni will play Lucy Fletcher. A psychotherapist, Lucy is beyond thrilled to marry Danny (Luke). She’s also eager to take on more motherly duties should Ellie need it, and develop her friendship with Celina Canter (Ryan).

In addition to her starring role on TNT’s Major Crimes, which just wrapped its final season, Giovanni’s credits include starring in the CW series Dynasty, Beauty and the Beast, and Royal Pains.

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