Prison Break's Amaury Nolasco will star opposite Radha Mitchell in A&E's drama pilot The Quickening, while Ethan Embry will star in USA Network's pilot Facing Kate.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Quickening centers on Maggie Bird (Mitchell), a homicide detective assigned to a desk job after it is discovered that she has a bipolar disorder.

Nolasco will play a homicide detective who briefly was married to Maggie and remains emotionally connected to her.

Facing Kate centers on Kate (Sarah Shahi), an attorney-turned-professional mediator trying to balance her new work relationships and those with her family.

Embry will play Kate's brother and confidant who gave up a law career to be a stay-at-home father.