One time Will & Grace and Smash star Debra Messing is heading back to NBC. The Emmy award winner has been cast as the lead in NBC’s upcoming hour-long drama pilot The Mysteries of Laura, TVWise has confirmed.
Based on the Spanish series Los Misterios De Laura, The Mysteries of Laura follows the life and relationships of Laura Diamond (Debra Messing), a female homicide detective who can handle murderous criminals, but not her hell-raising twin children.
The pilot is being written by Jeff Rake and produced by Berlanti Productions, Kapital Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television. Production on the pilot is set to commence shortly in New York, where Messing is based. The executive producers are Jeff Rake, Greg Berlanti, Melissa Kellner, Aaron Kaplan. Supernatural executive producer McG is attached to direct and will also EP.