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OTRC: Leelee Sobieski cast in CBS pilot produced by Robert De Niro

Actress Leelee Sobieski, known for roles in "Deep Impact" and the 1999 made-for-television movie "Joan of Arc," is set to return to the small screen in a television pilot produced by Robert De Niro.

The CBS pilot is a police drama called "Rookies" set in New York City, according to Deadline.com. The show follows the lives of six New York City rookie cops who try to balance work on the streets of Manhattan with their personal lives.

According to the site, Sobieski will play "Gen (White House) Perry, a golden-haired California girl and former member of the White House Color Guard who can handle herself whether dealing with a gang-banger or a busted toilet."

Sobieski earned an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe nomination for her work on "Joan of Arc." She recent gust starred on an episodes of "The Good Wife," and "Drop Dead Diva."

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