Kylie Bunbury (Pitch) has been set for the title role in Power creator Courtney Kemp’s new hourlong music-driven drama series Get Christie Love which has a pilot production commitment at ABC.

The story follows an African American female CIA agent who leads a highly trained elite ops unit. Beautiful and charismatic, Christie transforms into whoever she needs to be in order to get the job done especially when it’s down to the wire and the stakes are life and death.

Bunbury will play the title character, an African-American CIA agent in charge of an elite special-ops unit. “Beautiful and charismatic, Christie transforms into whoever she needs to be in order to get the job done, especially when it’s down to the wire and the stakes are life and death,” per the network’s description.

The reboot, which has landed a production commitment from ABC, boasts film star Vin Diesel as an executive producer; Courtney A. Kemp (PowerThe Good Wife) will serve as showrunner. It’s described as an “action-packed, music-driven drama” that’s “anchored by an emotional mystery about Christie’s first love.”

The original Get Christie Love, airing from 1974 to 1975 on ABC, starred Teresa Graves as an undercover detective, and was the first network TV drama ever to star an African-American female in the lead role.

Bunbury starred as female MLB pitcher Ginny Baker in the Fox baseball drama Pitch, which was cancelled in May after just one season. Her other recent TV credits include Under the Dome and Twisted.

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