Liv Tyler Cast in HBO Pilot

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MONACO - MAY 18:  Liv Tyler arrives at the Dior Cruise Collection 2014  show on May 18, 2013 in Monaco, Monaco.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Dior)
MONACO - MAY 18: Liv Tyler arrives at the Dior Cruise Collection 2014 show on May 18, 2013 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Dior) Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Liv Tyler has joined the cast of Damon Lindelof's HBO pilot The Leftovers, based on Tom Perrotta's novel about life after the sorta-kinda Rapture. According to Deadline, Tyler will play Meg, a woman trying to avoid her upcoming wedding who becomes "a target for recruitment by members of an enigmatic cult." She joins Justin Theroux, who was previously cast as a small-town police chief. This isn't just Tyler's first major TV role, it's her first TV role, period: She's never even done a guest arc anywhere or a soap back in her early days. Nothing! Welcome to TV, Liv Tyler. Make yourself comfortable.