Los Angeles, Mar 13 (PTI) Actor Nina Dobrev is set to play the lead role in CBS comedy pilot “Fam”.

The show will mark the former “Vampire Diaries” star’s first series-regular role since she departed the CW drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“Fam” revolves around a woman whose dreams of an upstanding life with her new fiance and his upstanding family are dashed when her younger train-wreck half-sister comes to live with her to escape their train wreck of a father.

Corinne Kingsbury has penned the script and is also executive producing the CBS Television Studios multicamera comedy.

Scott Ellis is directing the pilot.

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