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Brothers & Sisters alum Matthew Rhys will star opposite Keri Russell in FX's pilot, The Americans, from Justified showrunner Graham Yost.

FX Orders KGB Spy Drama from Justified Showrunner

The series, executive-produced by Yost and created by Falling Skies' Joe Weisberg, follows two KGB spies, Phillip (Rhys) and Elizabeth Jennings (Russell), who pose as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. in the '80s. Their arranged marriage begins to evolve into something more real, compromising their mission during the Cold War. Gavin O'Connor (Warrior) is directing the pilot.

Rhys starred as Kevin Walker on ABC's Brothers and Sisters. The series completed its fifth and final season in May 2011.