Britt Robertson to Head Under the Dome

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Britt Robertson is finally leaving The CW behind.

The actress, who has garnered a huge fan base via roles on Life Unexpected and The Secret Circle, has signed on for Under the Dome, the CBS drama that will premiere this summer and tell the story of a town that called Chester's Mill that suddenly becomes surrounded by a mysterious, impenetrable bubble.

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Robertson will portray Angie, an waitress and aspiring nurse who has always dreamed of escaping the town in which she is now stuck.

Other cast on the series - which is based on a Stephen King novel and has received a 13-episode order - include: Natalie Martinez as a police officer; and Alex Koch  as the son of a local politician.

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