Maggie Q

Maggie Q might not be off network TV for long.

The Nikita alum has been tapped to star opposite Dylan McDermott in Kevin Williamson's CBS stalker drama pilot, TVGuide.com has learned.

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In the project, a pair of detectives handles stalking incidents for the Threat Management Unit of the LAPD. Q will play Detective Beth Davis, an opinionated and obsessive workaholic who's the division captain of the unit.  

The Following's Williamson will write and executive-produce the thriller, which also stars Mariana Klaveno.

Q, whose credits also include Mission Impossible III and Live Free or Die Hard, can next be seen in Divergent, which opens Friday.

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