Mamie Gummer has been cast in the CW medical drama pilot First Cut, according to Deadline.com. The Jennie Snyder Urman project, which will be directed by Bharat Nalluri, co-stars Justin Hartley (Smallville).
Gummer stars as Emily, a newbie doctor who is glad to leave her nerdy past behind for a fresh start in the adult professional world. However she soon discovers that, sadly and comically, life at the hospital is no different than high school.
Gummer has appeared on Broadway in Les Liasons Dangereuses and off-Broadway in The School of Lies, Hunting and Gathering, Uncle Vanya, The Water's Edge and Mr. Marmalade. Her film and TV credits include Off the Map, The Good Wife, Evening and Twelve Thirty.