Emmy-Nominated Actress Cast in DeNiro Cop Drama

Feb 18, 2011  •  Post A Comment

An Emmy-nominated actress has been cast in "Rookies," the new pilot from Robert DeNiro’s Tribeca Productions and CBS TV Studios, reports TheWrap.com.

Leelee Sobieski will play one of six rookie cops in New York City. DeNiro is co-producing the pilot with writer Richard Price, best known for his work on the TV series "The Wire," among numerous screenplays.

Sobieski’s credits include the TV movie "Joan of Arc," for which she was nominated for an Emmy in 1999. That same year, she appeared in Stanley Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut.” More recently she has appeared on TV in guest roles on “The Good Wife” and “Drop Dead Diva.”

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