Actress Sophia Bush (One Tree Hill) Lands Lead in ‘Hatfields &McCoys’ Pilot

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After the cancellation of Sophia Bush’s comedy Partners it is no surprise to fans that she is landing on her feet! Deadline is reporting Bush has been cast as the lead in the upcoming NBC drama Hatfields & McCoys.

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Sophia Bush is returning to drama series with a lead role in NBC’s hour long pilot Hatfields & McCoys, a modern-day take on the infamous feud executive produced by Charlize Theron. Written by John Glenn and directed by Michael Mayer, the project is set in present day Pittsburgh. The startling death of the McCoy patriarch re-ignites the feud between these two legendary families, unleashing decades of resentment. One Tree Hill alumna Bush will play Emma McCoy, the shining star of the family and and the oldest McCoy sibling, a doctor.