According to a recent report from TV Line, NCIS’ former Ziva star, Cote de Pablo, has finally signed up to return to television, but on an entirely different show. She has been hired to star in the Eye Network’s miniseries adaptation of The Dovekeepers, which is Alice Hoffman’s historical novel about four women in ancient Israel whose lives intersect at the siege of Masada.
It was a true-life event that went down in 70 C.E. (aka A.D.), when 900 Jews who’d been forced out of Jerusalem by the Romans, held out for months against Roman troops at a mountain fortress in the Judean desert. It will be a 4-hour show with Roma Downey and Mark Burnett as executive producers, and it’s scheduled to air in 2015 sometime. Read more »