Bloodgood is the biggest name among four additions to the pilot, which stars “ER” veteran Noah Wyle as the leader of a group of humans who resist an occupying force of aliens on Earth. Jessy Schram, Maxim Knight and Seychelle Gabriel have also signed on, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Bloodgood will play a therapist who serves as a confidant to Wyle’s character and counsels children in the group who are still dealing with the trauma of the invasion. She’s currently guesting on “Burn Notice”; her other recent credits include “Journeyman” and “Day Break.”
Schram (“Life,” “Veronica Mars”) will play a young woman who rides a motorcycle and works as a scout for the resistance. Gabriel, who had a recurring part on “Weeds” this season, will play a teenager who was oprhaned in the invasion and now runs the camp comissary. Knight will play Wyle’s son.
Robert Rodat (“Saving Private Ryan”) is writing the script from an idea he conceived with Spielberg, who is executive producing. Carl Franklin (“Devil in a Blue Dress,” “The Riches”) will direct.
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