Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Development News - 'Shameless' Star Steve Howey to Play Male Lead in CBS Drama Pilot 'True Lies'

Development News - September 8, 2021

CBS' True Lies.

  • Steve Howey will play the male lead on the drama pilot written by Matt Nix. He previously starred for six seasons in The WB's Reba and eleven seasons in Showtime's Shameless.
  • He will play Harry, a benign, play-it-safe, seemingly risk-averse computer salesman and devoted family man, married with two kids. In reality, he is an undercover operative, a first-class spy working for a covert U.S. intelligence organization. His unfulfilled suburban wife is propelled into a life of danger and adventure when she's recruited to work alongside him to save the world as they try to revitalize their passionless marriage.