American Horror Story‘s Lily Rabe has been tapped as the lead in ABC drama pilot The Visitors, from Amblin TV. Penned by Soo Hugh, The Visitors chronicles the race against the clock to defeat an unseen alien enemy out to destroy the world. Rabe will play Claire Bennigan, an FBI agent and single mother who is torn between work and home life. Rabe, repped by ICM Partners, Framework Entertainment and Schreck Rose, will next be seen in Edward Zwick’s Pawn Sacrifice.
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