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Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless to Become One of the "Football Wives"

February 14, 2007 (3:17 am) GMT
Lucy Lawless has been scheduled to become a regular on the new ABC pilot drama, "Football Wives."

She takes off her warrior predicate just to become an ordinary woman. , the former "Xena: Warrior Princess" star, has secured a new role on the new ABC pilot drama, "Football Wives."

"Football Wives" is an adaptation of the British soap about wives and girlfriends of professional soccer players. The US version will substitute American football for soccer.

Lawless has been tapped to play Tanya, played by Zoe Lucker in the UK version, the ruthless spouse of bad boy Jason Turner, who was played by Cristian Solimeno in the British version.

Also signed on for the pilot, which is being produced by Bryan Singer, is .

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