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Anna Paquin will topline the ABC’s drama pilot Broken from executive producer Reese Witherspoon; David Koechner, Megyn Price and Sarah Stiles bring the funny to Superior Donuts; Gossip Girl Leighton Messter join Lord and Miller’s new comedy and more in our daily casting round-up!
Gina Torres joins The Death Of Eva Sofia Valdez; Blair Underwood is tapped for Reese Witherspoon pilot; 24: Legacy builds up its cast and more in this week’s TV casting round-up!
Vanessa Williams to star in a new series based on the book from former The View host Star Jones, Jason Lee signs up for CBS comedy, Katie Aselton joins Noah Hawley’s FX pilot Legion, and more in our daily casting round-up!
18 Shows adds 25 new cast members. Highlights including ABC adding some Big Love to fairytale drama Once Upon A Time, CBS asking for double duty on NCIS and Hail Mary, CW finding it’s female lead for their new zombie series, Fox finding Little In Common with a Union, and NBC overloads their Wonder Woman pilot, continues their Battlestar reunion on 17th Precinct, while also casting some key stars for Prime Suspect and a breakout role for Playboy.
Included inside: Once Upon A Time, The River, Work It, Untitled Rob Schneider Project, Untitled Colin Cowherd Story, NCIS, Hail Mary, CSI, Awakening, Weekends At Bellevue, Tagged, Little In Common, Wonder Woman, 17th Precinct, Prime Suspect, Playboy, Untitled Dan Goor Comedy, A Mann’s World
Lots and lots of casting news. A few tidbits… FX superhero pilot cast a Battlestar Alum – Bibb set to become a Good Christian Bitch, A Twilight castaway (and current network series star) lands the lead in a new pilot about The Crossing, A King joins Rachel Bilson in Dixie, Two Rescue Me alums adds new shows to their resumes with USA’s Over/Under and HBO’s Boardwalk Empire… and lots more inside.
CBS adds more doctors and PIs to their slate, while Fox goes green for Chicks and Dicks, and NBC goes multicultural with Black & Right. Meanwhile, two directors land on freshly greenlit pilots.
Leary and Serpico set up 3 shows, Waldow does 2 and Martin with 1. V on the edge and NBC renews 3.