Variety is reporting that CBS has picked up the legal soap drama Reckless for its fall season. The pilot of the show was filmed in Charleston this spring.
Deadline describes the series as “a sultry legal show set in Charleston, South Carolina, where a gorgeous Yankee litigator and a Southern city attorney (Cam Gigandet, Anna Wood) struggle to hide their intense attraction while clashing over a police sex scandal.” And yes, that’s Gigandet from Twilight and Wood from Deception. You might also remember that Wood made an appearance on the 2012 Mad Men episode “Christmas Waltz” as the character Lakshmi Bennett. Director Catherine Hardwicke has a diverse resumé, from being director of the first Twilight installment to production designer on Vanilla Sky to director of Lords of Dogtown.
CBS Reckless Extras, a Facebook page that listed information about casting for the pilot, had this to say about the announcement:
Reckless has been picked up! Please stay tuned with info on when/where and if our office will be doing the background casting. We will keep you posted as soon as we hear anything. A BIG THANK YOU to all the background who helped with the pilot.
Meanwhile, the A.V. Club is already making predictions about the sultriness of the writing:
“Have you been debriefed?” Southern attorney Sugar LaBonIntercourse will ask Yankee attorney Turk Bagelsandcunnilingus. “Not yet… But maybe you should buy me dinner first,” Turk will reply with a wink. “Because ‘briefs’ can also mean ‘underwear,'” he’ll add, as the sultry South Carolina sunlight gently penetrates the windows, and the windows can’t deny that they like it. “Lordy, lordy,” someone will say, at some point.
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