Valor star Christina Ochoa has been cast as a series regular in ABC’s ensemble drama pilot A MILLION LITTLE THINGS. The hourlong dramedy is about a group of friends who, for different reasons are stuck in their lives. Ochoa will portray Ashley, Jon’s assistant who literally holds the key to the group knowing what really caused Jon to do what he did.
Freakish star Julia Kelly is set as a series regular in ABC’s GET CHRISTIE LOVE reboot drama pilot. The series is an action-packed music-driven drama that centers on Christie Love (Kylie Bunbury), an African American female CIA agent who leads an elite ops unit. Kelly will play Val, the bookish and nerdy tech op for Christie’s counter-intelligence field unit. She’s the kind of expert hacker who gets scooped up by the CIA before they enter the private sector.
Billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates has been tapped to guest star in an upcoming episode of CBS’ THE BIG BANG THEORY. The philanthropist will appear as himself in an episode to air in March. When Penny (Kaley Cuoco) hosts Gates at work, the guys do everything in their power to meet him.
Walton Goggins has landed one of the lead roles in the upcoming LA CONFIDENTIAL adaptation pilot at CBS. Goggins will play Det. Jack Vincennes. All swagger and flash with a movie star smile, Jack knows how the system works and uses it to his best advantage, including some corrupt shakedowns on the side.
Joe Morton has joined the cast of the CBS drama pilot GOD FRIENDED ME. Morton will appear in the series regular role of Reverend Arthur Finer, a thoughtful and intelligent man. He’s been the reverend of Trinity Church for the past 25 years. Although he doesn’t agree with his son’s strong rejection of his faith, he just wants him back in his life.
Alias Grace star Sarah Gadon and Code Black‘s Emily Nelson have been tapped for recurring roles in the third season of HBO’s crime anthology series TRUE DETECTIVE. The latest installment tells the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks. Gadon will play Elisa Montgomery and Nelson will portray Margaret. No additional character information has been provided.
April Dawn | Editorial Intern