Katja Herbers Lands Lead in CBS Pilot

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The new drama pilot at CBS has cast its female lead. 

The supernatural drama pilot that hails from the creators of The Good Fight has tapped Katja Herbers (Westworld) as the female lead in Evil. 

Evil is written and executive produced by Robert and Michelle King. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Herbers will play Kristen Benoist, a skeptical clinical psychologist working with the Catholic Church in order to investigate cases of unexplained phenomena and to determine if there’s a scientific or supernatural explanation.

The pilot was penned by the Kings, who will also exec produce with Liz Glotzer, president of the couple’s King Size Productions. Robert will also direct the pilot. 

Katja Herbers’ other credits include Divorce, Manhunt: Unabomber, The Leftovers, and Manhattan.