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Maria Bello is in final negotiations to star in NBC's remake of Prime Suspect, THR reports.

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An adaptation of the British miniseries, Prime Suspect follows a female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct dominated by men. The lead role was originated by Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren.

Friday Night Lights' Peter Berg will executive produce with Sarah Aubrey.

NBC did not immediately respond to's request for comment.