Jane Krakowski will star in Fox's pilot Dead Boss, TVGuide.com has learned.
The comedy-mystery project tells the story of Helen Stephens (Krakowski), an overachiever who's wrongfully convicted of murdering her boss. Helen is then forced to rely on her train-wreck sister to prove her innocence.
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Dead Boss is based on a UK series of the same name. Sharon Horgan,Holly Walsh and Aaron Kaplan will executive-produce the single-camera comedy.
Krakowski is best known for playing Jenna on 30 Rock. Her other credits include Ally McBeal, Alfie and Ice Age.