Keri Russell will star in FX’s Cold War spy drama The Americans, the network announced today. Wonderful! The show, set in the D.C. burbs in the eighties, centers on Elizabeth and Phillip Jennings (Russell and a yet-to-be-cast co-star), two KGB spies posing as suburban American parents. The show was created by Joe Wiesberg, who used to work for the CIA, so he probably knows all kinds of secrets. This is quite the pilot season for Felicity alums: Scott Foley was cast in The Goodwin Games, Greg Grunberg in a CBS comedy, Scott Speedman in Last Resort, and now this. Amanda Foreman and Tangi Miller, call your agents.
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06: Actress Keri Russell attends the after party for the New York screening of “Hanna” at Casa La Femme on April 6, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Keri Russell Photo: Jason Kempin/2011 Getty Images