Leslie Hope To Star In ABC's 'The River'

24 alumna Leslie Hope has landed the female lead in ABC’s drama pilot The River, a thriller/horror drama from Paranormal Activity mastermind Oren Peli, which is being directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. Described as being in the mold of Paranormal Activity, The River centers on Tess (Hope), a world traveler and top-notch producer who, six months after her TV explorer husband Emmet Cole (Bruce Greenwood) goes missing in the Amazon, receives a signal from his beacon. Convinced that Emmet is alive, Tess forces her reluctant son Lincoln (Joe Anderson) to abandon his medical studies and lead a rescue expedition. Hope, repped by Domain and manager Perry Zimel, has been recurring on The Mentalist.

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