Ashley Judd wasn't particularly looking to take on a television series. She's pledged her life recently to human rights/social justice work in impoverished countries, so she'd turned down several very generous TV offers, even those that met her desire to shoot near her home in rural Tennessee. But ABC's Missing provided something unique: challenging material taking place over just 10 episodes, rather than a network's typical order of 22.
"I'd been waiting for that right balance ...
Ashley Judd has returned to her butt-kicking ways, but this time she's going to do it every week on TV. When ABC's new drama Missing premieres Thursday (8/7c), viewers will encounter the actress in a role that will seem familiar to fans of her big-screen thrillers, including Kiss the Girls, Double Jeopardy, High Crimes and Twisted. In a sense, they helped pave the way for Judd to play Missing's Becca Winstone, a florist and former CIA agent whose teenage son Michael (Nick Eversman) goes missing in Italy. (OK, so it also borrows a lot from Liam Neeson's Taken.)read more
It's Alias, the adult years!
ABC's new action thriller Missing stars Ashley Judd as Becca Winstone, a former CIA agent-turned-florist who gets back in the game when her son (Nick Eversman) disappears while studying abroad in Italy. Becca will stop at nothing to get her son back, even if that means kicking some serious butt.
Exclusive: Get a first look at the poster for ABC's Missing
Check out Judd in action in this exclusive extended first look at ABC's Missing:read more