Kaley Cuoco‘s next role will have true crime fans buzzing.
The actress will star in Peacock’s upcoming dark comedy thriller Based on a True Story, NBCU’s streaming service announced on Aug. 8.
According to Peacock, the series is inspired by a bizarre real-life event “about a realtor, a plumber and a former tennis star whose lives unexpectedly collide, exposing America’s obsession with true crime, murder and the slow close toilet seat.”
Kaley will play a married woman named Ava Bartlett. All other plot details are currently being kept under wraps.
Emmy Award-nominated Craig Rosenberg (The Boys, Lost) will serve as writer and executive producer with Ozark‘s Jason Bateman and Michael Costigan also serving as executive producer. Roxie Rodriguez serves as co-executive producer for Aggregate Films. The series will be produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Kaley recently received her second consecutive Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress for her performance in The Flight Attendant.