British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw has signed on for the female lead to star opposite Boris Kodjoe on J.J. Abrams new pilot Undercovers, for NBC.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Undercovers was co-written by Abrams and Josh Reims, and revolves around a domesticated husband (Kodjoe) and wife (Mbatha-Raw) who are re-activated as CIA agents after years of retirement.

Abrams also will direct, marking the first pilot he has helmed since Lost in 2004.

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