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Pushing Daisies’ Anna Friel Joins NBC Thriller

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 14: Anna Friel attends a screening of "Virunga", a short film about Africa's oldest national park and its wildlife at BFI IMAX on October 14, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

For those of you still waxing nostalgic for Pushing Daisies, you can help sate your thirst with NBC's upcoming thriller Odyssey. Whimsical magical realism is basically the same thing as political mystery thrillers, right? According to The Hollywood Reporter, Anna Friel will co-star alongside The Carrie Dairies' Jake Robinson as a soldier drawn into a "shocking international military conspiracy." Thank goodness. As much as we want to see it happen, waiting for that Kickstarter movie was going to take forever.

Photo: Ian Gavan/2013 Getty Images