Without a Trace's Poppy Montgomery has joined ABC's cop drama pilot True Blue, set to play Katherine Miller, San Francisco's only female police captain who struggles to juggle her job and her personal life, having recently been divorced.
According to Variety, True Blue follows six cops who were once best friends and then reunite to solve a friend's murder. Peter Horton is directing the pilot.
Marc Blucas (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) has also been cast in the pilot.
Manning will play Mary Ann McGarrett, Hawaii State Police Det. Steve McGarrett's younger sister "with a checkered past."
Alex O'Loughlin (who's playing McGarrett) and Daniel Dae Kim have already joined the CBS TV Studios pilot.
Also, Roseanne's Laurie Metcalf has boarded Fox's beer-soaked comedy pilot Strange Brew, from David Kohan and Max Mutchnick.