At the time, she was due to star in NBC drama ‘Parenthood’, but decided to step out of the limelight in order to battle her illness, saying she did not wish for her ordeal to be documented on TV.One painful year on and Tierney’s cancer is in remission.
She is raring to get back to work on a new legal show. Entertainment Weekly stated that the star will play Kathryn Peale, a deputy bureau chief in the New York district attorney’s office, according to the Press Association (PA).
Maura has reportedly taken the place of Joely Richardson for the role in the new show produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Richardson gave up the role because she wanted to take a break and concentrate on her children, according to OK Magazine.