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Reverie - Sarah Shahi to Star in NBC Virtual Reality Drama Pilot

Sarah Shahi has picked her pilot. The in-demand actress has been tapped to star in NBC drama pilot Reverie, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

From the team behind CBS' Extant, Reverie is a grounded and dramatic thriller about a former detective (Shahi) specializing in human behavior who is brought in when the launch of an advanced virtual reality program has dangerous and unintended consequences.

Person of Interest grad Shahi will topline the drama as Mara, a rough around the edges college professor of interpersonal dynamics who used to be a hostage negotiator. She is brought in to help save the people affected by the
dangerous consequences of Reverie, the new, immersive virtual reality program. She suffers from PTSD ever since she witnessed her brother-in-law kill her sister and niece.

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