Mira Sorvino

Mira Sorvino is in final negotiations to star CBS' drama pilot, Trooper, Deadline reports.

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Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, the project follows a sensible mother who becomes a New York state trooper. Heroes scribe Aron Eli Coleite will write and executive-produce.

If Trooper is picked up, it would be Sorvino's first TV series. She won the Oscar for best supporting actress in 1996 for Mighty Aphrodite and is also known for Romy and Michele's High School Reunion. She last appeared on the small screen in House's post-Super Bowl episode in 2008.