'Nikita's Maggie Q to star in Kevin Williamson stalker pilot

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Former "Nikita" star Maggie Q has been cast as the female lead in Kevin Williamson's upcoming drama pilot about stalkers on CBS.

Q will play Det. Beth Davis on the show, described as a psychological thriller about detectives who handle stalking cases for the Threat Assessment Unit in Los Angeles. Det. Davis is the Unit's division captain and tends to be obsessive, private and a workaholic.

Dylan McDermott ( "Hostages") and Mariana Klaveno ( "Devious Maids") have also been cast in lead roles for the untitled pilot.

Best known for playing the title character in The CW's "Nikita," Q also has an important role in "Divergent," which opens Friday, March 21.
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