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Twilight fans are in luck this week. Deadline is reporting that two alumni from the blockbuster franchise are making the jump to the small screen in the pilot for the CBS drama, Reckless.

Director will be sitting in the director's chair, while , who played the villain James in the first Twilight film, is set to star in the lead role. Gigandet joins of Mad Men fame, who had previously been cast as the Chief of Police.

From the pilot synopsis:

Reckless is described as a sultry legal show in the vein of Body Heat. It is set in Charleston, South Carolina, where a gorgeous Yankee litigator and a Southern City Attorney (Gigandet) struggle to hide their intense attraction while clashing over a police sex scandal.

Gigandet was most recently seen in 's Seal Team Six and will also star in Stockwell's upcoming In the Blood.


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