Deadline reports that the actress will play a single mother in Hail Mary, a detective drama.
Driver was nominated for a Primetime Emmy and a Golden Globe for her role as Dahlia Malloy in The Riches. She has also made recent appearances in ABC comedy Modern Family and BBC One drama The Deep.
Hail Mary was created by Jeff Wadlow, who will executive produce the show with Joel Silver (Sherlock Holmes, Veronica Mars) and Ilene Chaiken (The L Word). According to Variety, Brad Silberling (Land of the Lost) will direct the pilot.