Sony TV's upcoming series Powers has gotten it's female lead. Detective Deena Pilgrim is going to be played by Susan Heyward (The Following). In the comics series created by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, Pilgrim is teamed with Detective Christian Walker as they are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities.
Also joining the cast according to Deadline are Adam Godley (Breaking Bad) as Captain Cross and Max Fowler (The Killing) to play Krispin Stockley, son of Walker's murdered partner.
The first two episodes (of ten) will be written by Executive Producer Charlie Huston (author of Skinner) and and directed by David Slade (30 Days of Night). The series will be available on the Playstation Network, with the first episode free for users of PSN and the whole series free for PS Plus members.