Katey Sagal Lands Lead Role in ABC's Erin Brockovich Drama

Katey Sagal is staying put at ABC.

The actress has been tapped to lead the cast of Rebel, a TV series that would pick up following the 2000 Erin Brockovich movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Here is the official logline:

‘Rebel’ is inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today. Twenty years after a movie made her famous, Annie “Rebel” Rebelsky is still working as a legal consultant without a law degree.

A funny, messy, brilliant and fearless real-life superhero who cares desperately about the causes she fights for and the people she loves, when Rebel applies herself to a fight she believes in, she will win at almost any cost.

Krista Vernoff, the showrunner of both Grey's Anatomy and Station 19, is behind this new series, which will mark her third series at ABC if it goes to series.

Vernoff penned the pilot and executive produces alongside her husband,
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