ABC has found its leading lady for one of its new pilots. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Indira Varma has signed on for the lead role of Inside the Box for ABC.

The series will be set in a Washington D.C. news bureau and revolve around Varma's character, Catherine, a producer in the bureau that is known for getting the story at all costs. The series will deal with personal conflicts within the news room and other crises along with the pressures of meeting daily deadlines. Catherine runs the news bureau and is too high-strung and when she thinks she is being promoted, it turns out she is denied.

The pilot script was written by Richard E. Robbins and Mark Tinker will direct the pilot.