After starring in Ron Moore's space opera Battlestar Galactica, Tricia Helfer is reteaming with him for a fantasy cop drama, TV Guide has confirmed.
The actress is joining the cast of his NBC pilot, 17th Precinct. The Sony TV-produced drama centers on the cops in the town of Excelsior, where magic reigns. Helfer will play the necromancer Morgana, the precinct's coroner. Deadline first reported the news.
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Fellow Battlestar alums James Callis and Jamie Bamber have also been cast, along with Stockard Channing.
Helfer recently made a guest appearance on ABC's No Ordinary Family and was a regular on TNT's cop drama Dark Blue.