Lily Gladstone has landed the first series regular role in WGN America’s DC Comics pilot “Scalped”, reports Variety.
Based on the Vertigo comics, “Scalped” is a modern-day crime story set on a Native American reservation where the ambitious Chief Lincoln Red Crow reckons with Dashiell Bad Horse, who has returned home after years away from the reservation.
The “Certain Women” breakout will play the fiercely independent and intelligent Carol Red Crow, the estranged daughter of Chief Red Crow.
Gladstone is the first to actor to join the project, which will reportedly cast predominately Native American actors.
The pilot was written by Doug Jung, who will also exec produce. Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi are directing the hourlong pilot.