Janssen a top cop for NBC

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Famke Janssen has signed on to topline NBC's cop drama from House creator/executive producer David Shore.

The untitled project, from Shore and House writer Peter Blake, is a light drama with police-procedural elements that centers on a female cop (Janssen).

Last year, Janssen starred in the summer blockbuster X-Men: The Last Stand, reprising her role as Jean Grey/Phoenix, a part she has played in all three X-Men movies. She most recently wrapped indies The Ten, which premiered this month at the Sundance Film Festival, and Turn the Liver.

On TV, Janssen had a role on FX's hit drama Nip/Tuck.

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