Steven Spielberg's futuristic TV series Terra Nova has found its female lead in Shelley Conn, according to Deadline TV.

Shelley Conn will star as Elizabeth Shannon, wife of Jim Shannon (Jason O'Mara), living in the year 2149 with their three children. They get sent back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth, where they join the Terra Nova colony, who have been charged with the task of rebuilding human civilization after centuries of abuse to the planet. Stephen Lang has also been cast in the series.

Steven Spielberg is executive producing the series with Brannon Braga and Peter Chernin. The series will debut with a preview of the pilot in May 2011. With the series debuting in the fall.