She'll star in Jacobson-scripted comedy

Marcia Gay Harden (“The Spitfire Grill,” “Flubber”) has been cast in the title role of 20th Century Fox TV’s pilot for CBS, “By Anne Nivel.”

The comedy, scripted by “Mad About You” co-creator Danny Jacobson and Jeffrey Klarik, centers around a successful fashion designer who realizes there’s something missing from her life when her male business partner announces plans to marry.

Harden’s other feature credits include “Miller’s Crossing,” “Desperate Measures” and Universal’s Brad Pitt-Anthony Hopkins starrer “Meet Joe Black.” On the small screen, Harden stars in the upcoming Lifetime Television made-for “Labor of Love.”

Thesp is repped by the Endeavor agency, managers Maryellen Mulcahy and Peg Donegan and attorney Ira Schreck.

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