Marin Ireland has been cast in the lead female role for the network’s untitled pilot from writer Richard LaGravenese and director Tony Goldwyn. The drama centers on District Attorney Adam Powell, who uncovers evidence that ignites the reinvestigation of a murder case. Ireland will play the character of Christina Rosa, an aggressive and impulsive woman who works with the Innocence Project. Joining Ireland will be Joe Anderson playing a Polish man convicted of a crime. He is best known for his role in The Beatles inspired musical “Across the Universe”. He is repped by CAA and Ireland is repped by ICM.
Lennie James will co-star with Mark Strong in the pilot for LOW WINTER SUN. The project, based on a 2006 British miniseries, follows police officer Frank Agnew (Strong), who murders a fellow officer inciting a chain of events leading him to the criminal underworld of Detroit. James is repped by UTA and Strong by Markham, Froggatt and Irwin.
After coming on board the drama THE GOOD WIFE in June, Kristin Chenoweth is leaving the series to recover from an on set injury she suffered approximately a month ago. The actress was hit in the head by lighting equipment blown by a strong gale during shooting. Her character will appear in the pilot but will not be be seen after. An alum of “The West Wing” and “Glee”, Chenoweth will next star in the comedy film “Hit and Run”. She is repped by CAA.
Miley Cyrus is in final negotiations to have her own arc as Angus T. Jones’ love interest on the comedy TWO AND A HALF MEN. Cyrus’ character is described as a “sexy new girl in town with a comedic streak”. The singer/actress is returning to television after her role as her alter ego Hannah Montana on the TV series “Hannah Montana”. She is repped by CAA.
Michael Nardelli has accepted a recurring role in the action drama series REVENGE. Nardelli will play a devious friend of Declan’s in the show. He currently stars in the television shows “CSI: New York” and “The Client List” and is repped by ICM.
SMASH and Sean Hayes have come to a deal for the actor to take on a multiple episode role in the series. Hayes will play a character named Terrence Falls who makes his Broadway debut in the musical “Liaisons” but quickly becomes trouble for everyone around him. He will be reunited with his “Will & Grace” co-star Debra Messing. The comedy actor currently has a role in the Betty White led “Hot in Cleveland” and will be featured in the upcoming film “Hit and Run”. He is repped by WME.
Zach Braff will be reunited with his fellow “Scrubs” alum Donald Faison in the upcoming episode of the TV Land series THE EXES. Braff will play a character named Chuck Feeney, a womanizing professional tennis player and a client of Faison’s character. Braff is repped by CAA.
Seth Green is set to play a hacker named Lucifer in the upcoming mini-series DELETE. The project, which currently does not have a network, takes place in the future where the internet has turned up mankind. Green’s character is described as a mix between “Gene Hackman in ‘Enemy of the State’ and Wikileaks’ Julian Assange.” He will star alongside Keir Gilchrist, Matt Frewer, Janet Kidder, Erin Karpluk, Gil Bellows and Ryan Robbins. Green is known for his voice work on “Family Guy” and his Cartoon Network television series “Robot Chicken”. He is repped by UTA.