Ashley Judd has officially gone “Missing.”Ashley-judd-2

As first reported in Variety Feb. 20, the actress will topline the ABC series that will start shooting this summer as it preps for a fall or midseason launch. Show is from ABC Studios and writer Greg Poirier. Gina Matthews and Grant Scharbo are exec producing with director Steve Shill.

“Missing” centers on a suburban mother who, after her son disappears in Italy while studying abroad, rushes to Europe to track him down. It soon becomes clear she is no ordinary soccer mom, but a former CIA agent who will stop at nothing to bring her son home alive.

Alphabet has ordered 10 episodes.

This is Judd’s first series since she co-starred in NBC’s “Sisters” from 1991-94. Her next bigscreen role will be in Warner Bros.’ “Dolphin Tale,” due in September.


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