Nicole Ari Parker seems to be on a roll these days. Fresh off of a Broadway role, Parker has landed roles in a television pilot, as well as a thriller film. Scheduled to begin filming in November, the movie, titled "Burn" has been described as an urban "re-visualization of the classic..."Body Heat." Parker will play a seductive woman who frames her lover for her husband's death. Starring alongside Parker will be Danny Glover and Giancarlo Esposito, one of whom will play the husband.
As for the pilot, Parker will also be playing a lead role in the thriller drama pilot "The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives," produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Parker will play the role of Paula, a trophy wife with a tough side. One half of the pilot's three main couples, Paula is debating whether to stay with her husband of 12 years, who turns out to be financially ruined, unbeknownst to her.