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Maahra Hill Joins Jesse L. Martin as Co-Lead in The NBC Drama Pilot The Irrational

Maahra Hill is cast as the female lead opposite, previously cast Jesse L. Martin in NBC drama pilot, The Irrational, which is based on Dan Ariely’s book Predictably Irrational.

Written by Arika Mittman, the show centers on Alec Baker (Martin), a world-renowned professor of behavioral psychology with a unique insight into human nature who lends his expertise to an array of high-stakes cases involving governments, corporations and law enforcement. However, he meets his match in a female domestic terror suspect who turns his world upside down.

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Hill will play Marisa, an astute and intelligent FBI agent with a passion for her work who often finds herself teaming up with Alec (Martin) in one way or another.

Mittman is exec producing alongside Sam Baum and Mark Goffman. Author Ariely is attached as a consultant on the drama from Universal Television. Martin also is producing The Irrational.

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Hill, who led the OWN series Delilah, also starred in series such as Black-ish, The L Word: Generation, How to Get Away with Murder, Life in Pieces and Speechless.

The pilot will be shot in late May-early June in Vancouver.

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