Join or Die’s Craig Ferguson has been tapped to star in NBC’s hybrid game show / comedy, CRUNCH TIME. The former Late Late Show host will anchor the inventive concept, which intercuts between a real game show and the scripted workplace sitcom, where an up-and-coming producer attempts to wrangle the volatile host of the game show (Ferguson).
He is repped by WME.
Ali Larter will star opposite Mark-Paul Gosselaar in Fox’s drama pilot PITCH. She’ll play sports agent Amelia Slater, replacing Elizabeth Shue, who left the part amicably due to creative differences.
Larter is repped by WME.
Cote de Pablo will star in a new SyFy pilot, PROTOTYPE. The NCIS alum is in negotiations to play the lead opposite Jake Davenport. The show is about three unlikely cohorts who stumble upon an invention that challenges the very nature of quantum physics.
She is repped by Paradigm and Management 360.
Clayne Crawford will star as Martin Riggs in Fox’s LETHAL WEAPON reboot, the role originally made famous by Mel Gibson in the blockbuster action franchise. Crawford, who previously appeared on the Sundance Channel series Rectify, will star opposite Damon Wayans Sr.
Crawford is repped by APA.
Poppy Montgomery will star in the CBS single-cam FURST BURN, based on the Australian comedy series Upper Middle Bogan. Montgomery will play Bess, the center of an extended family, who has managed to balance being a successful doctor, wife – but her world is turned askew when she learns she’s adopted after 38 years.
She is repped by ICM Partners and Framework Entertainment.