Actress Regina Taylor attends WGN America's "Underground" World Premiere on March 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Actress Regina Taylor attends WGN America’s “Underground” World Premiere on March 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

*”I’ll Fly Away” veteran Regina Taylor has been cast in a key co-starring role opposite Freddie Stroma, Josh Bowman and Genesis Rodriguez in Kevin Williamson’s ABC pilot “Time After Time.”

Based on Karl Alexander’s 1979 novel and movie, the project will chronicle the epic adventures of young H.G. Wells (Stroma).

Taylor will play trusted Wells’ ally Vanessa Anders, the billionaire businesswoman who owns and protects the Time Machine in 2016 New York City. Confident and strong, she has a warm welcoming smile, but make no mistake, she’s also a respected, sometimes feared CEO.

The actress recently co-starred on the USA limited series “Dig” and was previously a regular on the CBS military drama “The Unit.”