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Minnie Driver Cast as Lead Role on 'Hail Mary'

February 22, 2011 (8:00 am) GMT
The CBS drama pilot puts the former 'The Riches' actress in the position as a single mother moonlighting as private investigator.

will be fighting crime in CBS drama pilot "Hail Mary" which recently saw "" creator Ilene Chaiken joining as the executive producer. Driver will take the lead role as a single mom who teams up with a hustler to solve crimes as private investigators.

"Hail Mary" will be shot in Atlanta under the creative direction of Brad Siberling and using the script from Jeff Wadlow. In the production team, Chaiken joins forces with Joel Silver.

Before signing up for this pilot, Driver had circled NBC's comedy pilot "" but the deal did not come true. She had a guest starring role on "" and landed roles in "" and "".

The last time Driver was a regular of a TV show was when "The Riches" aired for two seasons in FX in 2008.

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