15 February 2013 11:00 AM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Felicity Huffman’s new housewife is far from desperate.

The Emmy-winning actress has been cast as a suburban assassin in the Fox pilot Boomerang.

The show is about family that works as a hit squad for U.S. government. She’ll play the show’s female lead, Margie, the matriarch of the Hamilton clan, a “briskly professional assassin who can kill and dispose of a suspected terrorist in the afternoon — then switch to wife and mother mode without a hitch.”

This marks Huffman’s first TV gig since ABC’s Desperate Housewives concluded last year. Boomerang is from Awake writer Davey Holmes, »


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