Dania Ramirez has been cast as one of the leads of ABC pilot DEVIOUS MAIDS, from “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry.
Jean Smart is set to co-star opposite Portia de Rossi in the comedy pilot THE SMART ONE. Malin Akerman has also joined the cast.
Michael Urie has landed one of the leads in the half-hour pilot PARTNERS. The multicamera comedy comes from “Will & Grace” creators Max Mutchick and David Kohan
“Smallville” star Kristen Kreuk is back on the network as the lead in the new series BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. The series is described as a modern-day romantic love story with a procedural twist. Austin Basis has also joined the cast.
Heather Burns has joined the comedy pilot SAVE ME, starring Anne Heche.
Mousa Kraish has joined the cast of the pilot drama DO NO HARM from writer David Schulner.
Eamonn Walker is the first cast member in the drama pilot CHICAGO FIRE, executive produced by Dick Wolf.
Ryan Hansen has landed the lead in the comedy pilot EL JEFE. The project comes from writers David Guarascio and Moses Port.
Pooch Hall (The Game) has joined the cast of the drama pilot RYAN DONAVAN, starring Liev Schreiber. The series is written by Ann Biderman and directed by Allen Coulter.
Emily Swallow and Sarayu Rao are the latest duo to join the medical drama pilot CHELSEA GENERAL.