Being Human alumna Kristen Hager has landed the female lead opposite Terry O’Quinn in ABC drama pilot The Adversaries. Also cast in the project, from writer/executive producer David Zabel and ABC Studios, is Christine Evangelista (Chicago Fire).

Adversariechristine-evangelistas centers on the patriarch of a New York legal dynasty, Charles Fisher (O’Quinn), who becomes embroiled in a trial of his own, and his federal prosecutor daughter Jess (Hager) must decide which side she will fight on. Evangelista plays Jess’ younger sister Emma who works at her dad’s law firm as a paralegal. Christine Lahti co-stars as Jess and Emma’ mom and Charles’ estranged wife. Hager, repped by the Kohner Agency, the Characters Agency and MGMT Entertainment, can be seen in the film Life, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival.