Jane Krakowski Jane Krakowski

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 RockHer other credits include Ally McBealAlfie and Ice Age.