Kate Morgan is heading to NASA.
Yvonne Strahovski, who starred as CIA agent Kate Morgan on all 12 episodes of Fox’s recent event series 24: Live Another Day, has been taped for a co-starring role on ABC’s upcoming 10 episode mid-season drama Astronaut Wives Club, TVWise has learned.
Astronaut Wives Club is a 1960s set drama which tells the real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history during the height of the space race.
Yvonne Strahovski will play Rene Carpenter, the wife of Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter and a modern women with a passion for numerous political issues, including civil rights. She is the latest addition to a cast which also includes JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Dominique McElligott, Odette Annable, Bret Harrison and Desmond Harrington.
The project, which was fast-tracked through development, is based on the novel by Lily Koppel and is being produced byABC Studios and Fake Empire Productions. Astronaut Wives Club was penned by Stephanie Savage, who executive produces alongside Josh Schwartz, Len Goldstein and Michael London.