Mira Sorvino is in final negotiations to join, and Jay Hernandez has signed to join the drama pilot TROOPER. The series centers on KJ Flaxton (Sorvino), a common-sense mother-turned-New York state trooper. Feature director Craig Gillespie will helm the pilot.
Jon Dore has been cast in Claudia Lonow’s comedy pilot HOW TO LIVE WITH YOUR PARENTS FOR THE REST OF HER LIFE.
Robert Knepper is set to co-star in the CW drama pilot CULT. The project, from Warner Bros TV and Fake Empire, centers on Skye (Jessica Lucas), an inquisitive young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called “Cult” who, after a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating crimes seen on the program in real life.
Bradley Whitford has been tapped to co-star opposite Ali Larter in the Fox drama pilot THE ASSETT
Collette Wolfe (Young Adult) has landed the female lead in the comedy pilot NEXT CALLER PLEASE. Project, written by Stephen Falk, centers on Colorado public radio personality Stella Hoobler (Wolfe), who is thrilled when she’s recruited to co-host a radio show for Orbit Satellite Radio in New York City until she meets her co-host, Cam Doherty, an abrasive, hard-drinking, sexist loose cannon.
“Saturday Night Live” thesp Abby Elliot is set to play the lead in the comedy pilot BEN FOX IS MY MANNY from writer/executive producer Dana Fox.