Marvel’s Luke Cage star Mike Colter is set to reprise a role on CBS. Meanwhile, Ashley Tisdale has been cast in an upcoming comedy pilot. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.
Wonder Woman star Connie Nielsen has been cast in a lead role in Dick Wolf’s upcoming CBS drama series. Meanwhile, Covert Affairs‘ Peter Gallagher has been tapped to play the President in an upcoming pilot.
A jaded biomedical researcher, the new Liz reluctantly returns to her hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, where she is haunted by a tragic incident. Faced with the unexplainable, she’s determined to learn the truth.
The collaboration makes sense as Mackenzie and Plec are close and the writer rose up through the ranks of The Vampire Diaries and then spinoff series The Originals.
The network has also picked up dramas from Ben Stiller, Greg Berlanti and Rob Thomas.