Love Thy Neighbor‘s Leigh-Ann Rose has landed the final lead in ABC’s untitled Holmes drama pilot. The drama explores the lives of five African-American sisters, all officers in the NYPD, as they face the challenges of their high-risk jobs while juggling the responsibilities of marriage, motherhood and family. Rose will play one of the sisters, Nicole Kendrick, an attractive, fit, strong-willed, tough NYPD Detective.
Former Wings star Steven Weber is set for a key series regular role, along with Lisseth Chavez (The Fosters) , and Dennis Oh (NCIS: New Orleans) in GET CHRISTIE LOVE. Weber will play Steve, Christie’s law school teacher a decade ago, and now serves as her mentor and day-to-day confidant. He is a father-figure to Christie. Chavez will portray Val. One of the youngest team members, Val is the reality TV-obsessed tech op for Christie’s counter-intelligence field unit. Brilliant, sardonic and quick-thinking, she gets the team in anywhere and everywhere. Oh will play Sang. Not only is Sang a member of Christie’s counter-intelligence unit, he’s Christie’s lover as well. Although they appear to be a happy couple, Sang wants a real relationship while Christie is hesitant. Caring and ambitious, he wants to be the first Asian-American head of the CIA. Weber is represented by UTA.
Former Rookie Blue star Missy Peregrym will lead the cast of F.B.I., Dick Wolf’s upcoming 13-episode CBS drama series. Peregrym will play the female lead, FBI Special Agent Maggie Bell. Maggie is an agent who, her bosses and peers agree, is marked for success. Born into a multigenerational law enforcement family in the Midwest, Maggie has developed a sophisticated skill set: high emotional IQ, intellectual rigor, bracing candor. She engages immediately, commits deeply, to the people she works with and is protecting. Maggie came to New York with conviction – and is working incredibly hard not to let a recent personal tragedy derail her new life, personally or professionally. Peregrym is represented by Paradigm and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.
Chuck alum Ryan McPartlin has landed a co-starring role on NBC’s untitled BAD BOYS spinoff. McPartlin will play Dr. Patrick McKenna, Nancy’s (Jessica Alba) husband. He’s a former Army medic and now a successful ER trauma doctor in Beverly Hills. McPartlin is represented by Gersh and Primary Wave Entertainment.
Frequency‘s Peyton List has been tapped as the female lead in Fox’s untitled drama pilot based on the best-selling book Gone Baby Gone.The untitled project centers on private detectives Patrick Kenzie (Joseph Morgan) and Angela Gennaro (List) who, armed with their wits, their street knowledge and an undeniable chemistry, right wrongs the law can’t in the working-class Boston borough of Dorchester. In the 2007 movie, Angela was played by Michelle Monaghan. List is represented by Innovative Artists and Entertainment Lab.
Justin Kirk is returning to Showtime, set for a recurring role in the network’s upcoming Jim Carrey comedy KIDDING. The series follows the comedian as a Mr. Rogers-esque children’s television personality whose kind demeanor is tested by his imploding personal life. Kirk will play the boyfriend of Carrey’s estranged wife (Judy Greer). Kirk is represented by UTA and Management 360.
The Sopranos alum Annabella Sciorra has signed on to the season 2 cast of MARVEL’S LUKE CAGE. Sciorra will play Rosalie Carbone, a dangerous downtown criminal underworld power player with an eye, and an agenda, toward Harlem. Sciorra is represented by CAA and Mainstay Entertainment.
The 100‘s Tati Gabrielle is set for a key regular role opposite Kiernan Ship in Netflix’s upcoming SABRINA the Teenage Witch series. Gabrielle will play Prudence, a student at the Academy of Unseen Arts and the de facto leader of a trio of witches known as the Weird Sisters. Beautiful and cunning, Prudence nurses a deep, personal, and possibly life-threatening grudge against Sabrina.