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Anna Friel joins Odyssey drama pilot for NBC

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Anna Friel has signed on to star in a new drama pilot for NBC called Odyssey.

The actress, best known stateside for her role in Pushing Daisies, will star opposite actor Jake Robinson.

Anna Friel leaves the Vaudeville Theatre after performing in the play 'Uncle Vanya'
Featuring: Anna Friel
Where: London, United Kingdom
When: 12 Dec 2012

© WENN / Will Alexander/WENN.com


According to The Hollywood Reporter, Odyssey will tell the story of three families who are torn apart by an international military and political conspiracy.

Friel will reportedly play sergeant Odelle Ballard, the only woman on her military squad who has a husband and a child at home.

Last year, Friel was cast opposite Kyle Chandler in a Showtime pilot called The Vatican.

She was last seen on the big screen with Steve Coogan in The Look of Love.

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