NBC Orders Drama ALLEGIANCE to Series

NBC Orders Drama ALLEGIANCE to Series

NBC's developmental slate just expanded again with a series pick-up for ALLEGIANCE (formerly titled Coercion), a drama from writer/director George Nolfi based on the Israeli series The Gordin Cell.

For the original report, head on over to Deadline.

ALLEGIANCE "centers on Alex O'Connor, a young idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs, who learns a shocking secret and his close-knit, affluent family is about to be split apart when its revealed that his parents, Mark (Scott Cohen) and Katya (Hope Davis) are covert Russian spies deactivated decades ago. But today the Kremlin has re-enlisted them into service as they plan a terrorist operation inside the U.S. border that will bring America to its knees."

The cast also features Margarita Levieva, Gavin Stenhouse, Morgan Spector, Annie Ilonzeh, Alexandra Peters and Kenneth Choi.

Nolfi is also executive producer alongside a team from Universal Television, Keshet Media Group and Yes.