Death Becomes Her: Bree Williamson in ‘Deception’

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If you love your “Revenge,” you will most likely also enjoy a series of “.” Debuting Monday, January 7 at 10:00 PM ET/9:00 PM CT on NBC, “Deception” tells the story of Vivian Bowers, a wealthy socialite and notorious party girl who appears to have died from a drug overdose. In actuality, it looks like Vivian may have been murdered. Portraying the role of the dead is former “” star , who can be seen in the first act of the series pilot as an alive Vivian just before her death, while seen subsequently in various flashbacks and imagery.

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Leading the cast is actress  (“”) in the role of Detective Joanna Locasto, Vivian’s childhood best friend, who is tasked with infiltrating the family fold in order to discover who had a motive for killing her former friend by actor (“Avatar”), who plays FBI agent Will Moreno.  (“”) portrays patriarch Robert Bowers, who embraces Joanna and takes her in after being told she’s recently been out of luck job wise.  stars as Edward Bowers, the eldest Bowers son, who years earlier had been accused of strangling a girl. (“”) portrays Joanna’s first love Julian Bowers, who still has feelings for her despite his playboy ways. Actresses (“The Campaign”), (“”) and (“”) round out the cast as Robert’s second wife Sofia, daughter Mia, and Edward’s wife Samantha, respectively.

Full Trailer

Teaser Trailer

poweredby_huluThe full pilot episode has been available on .com since December. You can watch the episode by clicking here (or through the embedded video below). It is unclear how many episodes Williamson will appear in going forward.

(“”) is executive producer/writer; the pilot was directed by Peter Horton (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “”). Executive producers also include , , and . “Deception” is a presentation from and .


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