Patricia Arquette has been tapped to star in CBS' latest CSI spin-off pilot, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Arquette will play Avery Ryan, the head of the FBI's Cyber Crime Division in Quantico, Va., who solves crimes that start in the mind, live online and play out in the real world.
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CBS has ordered a CSI spin-off drama pilot from Jerry Bruckheimer and Anthony Zuiker, TVGuide.com has learned.
The showrunners for CSI and CSI: Miami have renewed their deals with CBS TV Studios, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Carol Mendelsohn, boss of the flagship series, and Ann Donahue, who oversees the spin-off, have both signed overall deals keeping them...
Tonight's CSI: Miami (10 pm/ET, on CBS) should come with a warning: Don't believe your eyes — or anything else.
In the episode, a Trump-like businessman (Eureka's Colin Ferguson) is murdered at a charity event hosted by his wife, Ashley (Crossing Jordan vet Leslie Bibb), who quickly becomes the main suspect. As the CSIs conduct their investigation, they realize that Ashley has a pair of very live skeletons in her closet: identical sisters even her husband didn't know about.
"Even I got confused," says Bibb, who plays triplets Ashley, Beth and Cayla. "I was like, 'Who am I today?' The first day of filming, I must have changed outfits at least 60 times."
A little on the sisters' backstory: They grew up short on money but no
Every once in a while, David Caruso will come upon an early episode of CSI: Miami on A&E and just shake his head. "We're all so much younger, our voices are higher, there's not a line on anybody's face," he says. "Now you see us and we're these world-weary warriors carrying the weight of all these crimes." Five seasons in, the Miami unit "has been through hell and has the baggage to prove it," he says.
But there's an upside, at least for fans. All those battle scars lead to a level of emotional depth the show didn't have a few seasons back. And in tonight's episode (10 pm/ET, on CBS), it's clearer than ever that those emotions are right on the surface.
In the first half of a two-parter, the lives of two CSIs are on the line when Horatio (Caruso) goes head-to-head with Clavo Cruz (