According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ray Liotta and Virginia Madsen have been tapped to star in Smith, a drama pilot by John Wells picked up at CBS. Amy Smart and Franky G also have been cast in the project, from Warner Bros. TV and John Wells Prods.

Smith, written and to be executive produced by Wells, is a crime drama told from the point of view of a crew of career criminals. ER veteran Christopher Chulack is on board to direct.