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Liv Tyler joins HBO's 'Leftovers' pilot
Add Liv Tyler to the ever-growing list of movie-raised actors looking to move to TV.
According to Deadline.com, Tyler has booked a lead role in HBO's pilot "The Leftovers," based on the novel by Tom Perrotta.
The pilot, co-written by Perrotta and Damon Lindelof, focuses on the people left on Earth after the Rapture occurs in a different manner from what many expected. Tyler will play Meg, who is recruited by an enigmatic cult.
The pilot, which will be directed by Peter Berg, will also star Justin Theroux.
In addition to the "Lord of the Rings" films and "Stealing Beauty," Tyler's feature credits include the upcoming "Space Station 76" and "Jamie Marks is Dead."