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Katey Sagal to Star in Erin Brockovich-Inspired Drama from 'Grey's Anatomy' Showrunner

Katey Sagal is returning to TV!

The 66-year-old Sons of Anarchy actress has signed on to star in Rebel, a drama inspired by the life of activist Erin Brockovich today, Deadline reports.

The show, which has already received a pilot order from ABC, hails from Grey’s Anatomy executive producer/showrunner Krista Vernoff. Erin will also serve as an executive producer.

Here’s the show’s synopsis: “Rebel centers on Annie “Rebel” Bello (Sagal), a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree. A funny, messy, brilliant and fearless woman who cares desperately about the causes she fights for and the people she loves. When Rebel applies herself to a fight she believes in, she will win at almost any cost.”

Julia Roberts won the Oscar for her portrayal of Erin in the 2000 movie Erin Brockovich.

Erin Brockovich Arrested for Drunk Driving a Boat

Erin Brockovich, who was famously played by Julia Roberts in a film about her life, was arrested for operating her boat under the influence of alcohol on Friday (June 7) in Las Vegas, according to TMZ.

The 52-year-old environmental activist was observed by a game warden trying to dock her boat at Lake Mead when the warden noticed she “exhibited several signs of an intoxicated boater.”

The Nevada Department of Wildlife says that the cop conducted an investigation and then arrested Erin for OUI (operating under the influence). Her blood alcohol content was almost twice the legal limit of .08.

The film Erin Brockovich was released in 2000 and Julia went on to win an Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in the film.