Cote de Pablo, the much loved Ziva David in CBS drama NCIS, has been tapped to star in CBS miniseries, The Dovekeepers. Based on Alice Hoffman’s bestseller about the Siege of Masada, The Dovekeepers comes from producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, who produced the 10-hour miniseries The Bible for History.
The novel tells the story of four women whose lives intersect during the siege. De Pablo will play Shirah, a fiercely independent single mother. The Dovekeepers will be broadcast in 2015. For more, follow the jump.
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are moving their act from cable to broadcast. The producers of cable hit The Bible have sold a four-hour miniseries based on Alice Hoffman’s The Dovekeepers to CBS. The miniseries will follow four women whose lives intersect in 70 C.E. during the siege at Masada – in which 900 Jews held out for months against the might of the Roman legions.
The Dovekeepers is planned for a 2015 debut. For more, follow the jump to the press release.