January 19th, 2011
08:45 AM ET
"Buffy" fans, it looks like the "Slayer" is returning to your primetime TV line-up.
Deadline.com reports that Sarah Michelle Gellar, who portrayed Buffy Summers in the hit show from 1997 to 2003, is set to star in the pilot for "Ringer," which has been given the green light by CBS.
Gellar, 33, will portray a "troubled young woman" on the run from the mob who takes on her rich twin sister's life, Deadline reports. Unfortunately, there's a bounty on her sister's life as well.
The drama was penned by "Supernatural" writer/producers Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder, with "Samantha Who?" executive producer Peter Traugott on tap to fill the same role for this project. Gellar, meanwhile, will share the co-executive producer credits with Charmelo and Snyder.
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