An actress known for her work on the long-running NBC medical drama "ER" has been cast in a Showtime project. Deadline.com reports that Maura Tierney is joining the pilot "The Affair," opposite Dominic West and Ruth Wilson.
The project is described as an intense look at two marriages and an affair that unsettles them. Noah, played by West, is a devoted father of four who meets a woman, played by Wilson, who he believes is his soulmate.
Tierney will play Noah’s wife of 17 years, who swings from being forgiving to furious, the story adds.