CBS Orders Katherine Heigl and Laverne Cox Legal Drama to Series

The new legal drama will mark the 'Grey's Anatomy' alum's return to scripted TV show after her short-lived 'State of Affairs'.

AceShowbiz - A new TV drama starring %cKatherine Heigl% and %cLaverne Cox% has gotten a series order for 2016-2017 season. CBS has picked up the new show titled "Doubt" which is also supported by %cSteven Pasquale% and %cDule Hill%, %cDreama Walker%, %cElliott Gould% and %cKobi Libiiand%.

Heigl is set to play Sadie, a smart, chic, successful defense lawyer at a boutique firm who shockingly gets romantically involved with one of her clients, who may or may not be guilty of a brutal crime. Cox is tapped in the role of a transgender attorney.

Heigl, who mostly focused on her movie career following her "Grey's Anatomy" exit, recently made a comeback to small screen on NBC's "State of Affairs", but the drama thriller was canceled after only one season. Sadie was originally intended for %cKaDee Strickland% before Heigl was booked for the role.

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