Anna Paquin To Topline ABC Drama Pilot ‘Broken’ Produced By Reese Witherspoon

Former True Blood leading lady Anna Paquin is returning to series television as the star of another drama project, ABC’s  pilot Broken (fka untitled Meaghan Oppenheimer project and Please Don’t Go).

ABC LogoWritten by Oppenheimer, Broken follows the personal and professional life of Gemma (Paquin), a ruthless divorce attorney in Dallas, which begins to unravel when her emotionally damaged, love-addicted sister (Charity Wakefield) resurfaces, triggering self-destructive tendencies and exposing long-hidden family secrets.

Oppenheimer executive produces alongside Reese Witherspoon and her producing partner at Pacific Standard, Bruna Papandrea, for ABC Studios.

Coming off a seven-season run as Sookie Stackhouse on HBO’s True Blood, Paquin is co-starring in A+E Networks’ upcoming Roots remake. The X-Men star and Oscar winner is repped by WME and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.


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