Battlestar Galactica Beauty Cast in Lead Role for TNT Pilot SCENT OF THE MISSING

Actress Tricia Helfer, who played cylon Six on Battlestar Galactica, has landed the lead role in the TNT drama pilot SCENT OF THE MISSING.

She will appear as Susannah, described by Deadline, as a “tenacious, strong-willed K-9 Search and Rescue volunteer who works with an equally determined partner — her mischievous golden retriever, Puzzle.

In addition to the casting of Helfer, veteran TV actor Gerald McRaney (Major Dad and Jericho) will c0-star in the drama as Susannah’s father, Jerry. The dog has not been cast yet.

The series is co-written and executive produced by CSI maven Carol Mendelsohn, Melissa R. Byer and Treena Hancock. It is based on the book by Susannah Charleson.

It remains to be seen if the pilot SCENT OF THE MISSING will be picked up to series by TNT.