“Miss Bala” and “Spectre” actress Stephanie Sigman is set to headline Sony Pictures Television and CBS Television Studios’ upcoming “S.W.A.T.” TV series based on the classic mid-1970s ABC series and the 2003 Colin Farrell and Jeremy Renner-led film adaptation.
The police procedural follows the lives of a California based Special Weapons And Tactics team. Sigman will play a SWAT Lieutenant named Jessica who is ‘ambitious and fastidious, and has earned her high ranking at S.W.A.T. headquarters.’
She marks the first cast member to sign up for the show which will boast a pilot directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Aaron Thomas. Lin and Thomas will also executive produce alongside Marney Hochman, Neal Moritz, Shawn Ryan, Pavun Shetty, and Danielle Woodrow.