Leslie Odom Jr

*Leslie Odom Jr., last seen on NBC’s “Smash,” will remain at the network in the drama pilot “State Of Affairs,” reports Deadline.com.

It stars “Grey’s Anatomy” alum Katherine Heigl as Charleston Whitney Tucker, a key CIA attaché who counsels the president on high-stakes incidents around the world.

Odom plays Mitchell Manning, Chief of Staff to the President of the U.S.

The actor currently recurs on “Person of Interest” and “Law & Order: SVU.”