Break out your tape recorders and and grab a coffee from Dean & Deluca: It's a Felicity invasion, people!
Yes, we're aware that it's 2012 and not 1998, but we can't help it, we're excited: The three major stars of Felicity, aka the three points in one of TV's most infamous love triangles, have all joined TV pilots. Clearly the TV gods have been listening to our prayers lately! Felicity herself, Keri Russell, has just landed the female lead in FX's drama pilot The Americans.
So who is she playing? And what pilots are her former leading men Scott Foley and Scott Speedman starring in?
Russell, who most recently starred on Fox's short-lived Running Wilde with Will Arnett, will play Elizabeth Jennings in the FX show about an arranged marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in early 1980s Washington, D.C. Her husband has yet to be cast, but the project promises to be juicy as the two spies find themselves falling for each other..and America!
The Americans was written by Joe Weisberg and will be executive produced by Justified's Graham Yost, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.
As for Foley, he's set to star in the Fox comedy pilot The Goodwin Games alongside Ugly Betty's Becki Newton. Can you say dream pairing?! Alas, they are playing brother and sister in the project from How I Met Your Mother showrunners Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Chris Harris, which focuses on a father leaving his fortune to his three children, but only if they agree to his terms. Foley recently broke hearts and emptied tear ducts on Grey's Anatomy as the tragic Henry Burton. RIP!
Speedman makes his long-awaited return to TV in ABC's Last Resort, from Shawn Ryan and Karl Gadjusek. The drama follows the crew of the nuclear submarine USS Nevada who become fugitives after disobeying orders. They declare themselves an independent nuclear nation after taking over the NATO Listening Station on the island of Sainte Marina. Speedman will play Xo Sam Kendal, second-in-command behind the Nevada's Captain.
Are you excited to see the Felicity love triangle back on TV? Which project intrigues you the most? Sound off in the comments!