15 February 2013 1:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose with Kyle Chandler as your headliner.

That’s no doubt the feeling among Showtime execs, who just lured the Friday Night Lights superstar back to the small screen with a starring role in the drama pilot The Vatican.

The project, directed by Ridley Scott and penned by Paul Attanasio (House), promises a provocative contemporary genre thriller about spirituality, power and politics – set against the modern-day political machinations within the Catholic church.

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Chandler will play Cardinal Thomas Duffy, the charismatic yet enigmatic Archbishop of New »

- Michael Ausiello

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