Crime Thriller The Sinner has got a pilot order from USA Network and is set to star Jessica Biel.
The pilot is based on the book of the same name by Petra Hammesfahr. Biel is also set to executive produce.
Overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage, a young mother (Biel) commits a startling and very public act of violence – and to her horror has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the who or the what – but the why. A rogue investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman’s buried motive, and together they travel a harrowing journey into the depths of her psyche and the violent secrets hidden in her past.