According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress, who got her big break on Nickelodeon's "Unfabulous," will star in Fox's new drama pilot. Roberts will play Lena Holoway in Karyn Usher's adaptation of "Delirium," based on Lauren Oliver's best-selling trilogy of the same name.
In the world of "Delirium," "love is deemed illegal and is able to be eradicated with a special procedure," according to THR. Lena has 95 days until her scheduled treatment, but then she commits an unthinkable act: She falls in love.
Usher penned the 20th Television "Delirium" pilot and will executive produce alongside Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Paula Mazur and Mitchell Kaplan.
Roberts' boyfriend, Evan Peters, stars on one of the biggest shows on TV, "American Horror Story," a part of Fox Entertainment Group's cable channel FX.
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