Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Newcomer Saxon Sharbino, who beat out a score of young actresses to land the lead in Fox’s untitled Karyn Usher drama pilot, has signed with WME and ROAR. She was at Innovative. The pilot, written by Usher and directed by Brett Ratner, has been garnering strong early buzz, with Sharbino getting high marks for her performance. The project centers on Jane Forsythe (Sharbino), the orphaned 14-year-old daughter of a CIA operative who encounters a mysterious rogue agent (Julian McMahon) who serves as her surrogate father and professional mentor in the spy world.

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