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The Show With the Dragon Tattoo, and Two Other Dramas CBS Just Greenlit

CBS picked up three new dramatic series on Thursday, insiders confirm to Vulture. Goodfellas writer Nicholas Pileggi and Without a Trace's Greg Walker will executive produce and write an untitled project about Ralph Lamb, a real life 1960s rodeo cowboy turned Las Vegas sheriff. Walk the Line helmer James Mangold will direct. Also on deck is the Christopher Columbus-directed Applebaum, an adaptation of Ayelet Waldman’s Mommy Track Mysteries novels, featuring a stay-at-home mom turned private eye. Lastly, and most Girl With the Dragon Tattoo-y, is Quean, about an alt-cool hacker chick (ahem) who teams up with an Oakland police detective to solve crimes. The L Word co-creator Ilene Chaiken will write and exec produce.