American actress Kaley Cuoco has signed on for a lead role in Peacock’s dark comedic thriller series “Based On a True Story”.
Cuoco has landed a two-season deal for the series which will see her play a married realtor named Ava Bartlett.
“Based On a True Story” is written by Emmy-nominated The Boys executive producer Craig Rosenberg, who also serves as showrunner.
The series is inspired by a bizarre true event about a realtor, a plumber and a former tennis star whose lives unexpectedly collide, exposing America’s obsession with true crime, murder, and the slow-close toilet seat.
Rosenberg executive produces alongside Bateman, Michael Costigan, and Roxie Rodriguez for Aggregate Films. The series is produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Cuoco has an overall deal with Warner Bros. TV, which is exclusive for producing and non-exclusive for acting. Under that pact, she has a Doris Day limited series in development, which she is executive producing and attached to play the Hollywood legend in.
The Big Bang Theory alum is currently shooting the action-thriller movie “Role Play” for director Thomas Vincent, in which she stars opposite David Oyelowo.
Cuoco was last seen in the action-comedy movie “The Man From Toronto”.
Harrelson joined the project after Jason Statham left the project in 2020.
“The Man from Toronto” is directed by Patrick Hughes and based on a story by Robbie Fox and Jason Blumenthal.
The movie is produced by Columbia Pictures and Escape Artists and is distributed by Sony Pictures.
It also stars Kaley Cuoco, Pierson F