Jessica Biel heads back to the small screen in the upcoming anthology series titled The Sinner. Find out details about the new show here.
It has been awhile since Jessica Biel appeared on a TV series. Indeed, she became a household name via the family drama 7th Heaven from two decades ago.
This time around, the actress returns to the small screen in an American Crime-esque anthology, TVLine writes. Moreover, she takes on the role of executive producer together with her producing partner Michelle Purple for the series picked up recently by USA Network.
Jessica Biel Talks about The Sinner TV Show
“My partner, Michelle Purple, and I are so honored and excited to be producing powerful, raw material like ‘The Sinner.’ We strive to tell humanistic and emotionally moving stories; especially ones that put women at the epicenter,” Biel said in a statement.
“I have been lucky, as both actor and producer, to work with our immensely talented writer/creator Derek Simonds and can’t wait to see what the collaboration brings throughout the series. Mostly, I’m thrilled to introduce the world of ‘The Sinner’ to audiences with the tremendous support of our bold partners, Universal Cable Productions and USA,” she added.
The series is the first picked up by USA Network for 2017. Moreover, USA Network president Chris McCumber described what Biel and the team delivered as “something very special.”
The Sinner Cast
The initial installment of the thriller casts Jessica Biel in the lead role as a young mother. However, her character has a dark side, Coming Soon reports.
Inexplicably, she carries out acts of violence when overcome by mysterious fits of rage. Her unexplained actions leave her horrified.
Helping her to uncover the reason behind her violent behavior is an investigator played by Bill Pullman. Apparently, his character becomes obsessed with finding out the truth. Nonetheless, it appears both are hopeful to discover what secrets from her past have led her to commit such violence in the present.
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