TV Casting Round-Up: Tony Danza And Arielle Kebbel Book NBC Pilots

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will star opposite in ’s NBC . The multi-cam comedy inspired by Maniscalco’s life, written by Earl and to be directed by , chronicles Sebastian’s (Maniscalco) old-school values, instilled by his opinionated Italian father (Danza), which are constantly put to the test by his new wife, her family, and the absurdities of the modern world.

Danza, repped by and , most recently starred in musical comedy Honeymoon In Vegas. His extensive credits include classic series Taxi, Who’s The Boss, The Practice, and Law.


Sr.’s has tapped to co-star. The , based on the hit buddy cop action movie franchise, is being written by and directed by . It centers on Texas cop and former Navy SEAL Martin Riggs who after losing of his wife and baby, moves to to start anew. There, he is partnered with LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh (Wayans), who, having recently suffered a “minor” heart attack, must avoid stress in his life.

Girlfriends star Brooks will play Murtaugh’s hardworking, perceptive and loving wife Trish, who worries about him and is not thrilled when she hears about his new adrenaline-crazed partner.

Brooks, best known for her eight-season run on Girlfriends, has also recurred on CW’s Hart Of Dixie and can currently be seen in Starz’s Blunt Talk. She also recently filmed a recurring role in ’s comedy . She is repped by Entertainment and .


Gilmore Girls alum is heading to MIDNIGHT, . Kebbel has booked a series regular role on NBC’s supernatural based on the bestselling trilogy from Blood author . Written by , the is set in the remote town of Midnight, Texas, where your neighbor could be a vampire, a witch, a werewolf or even an angel. Kebbel will play Olivia, a freelance hitwoman with a mysterious past who is a vital part of the community.

Kebbel, who recurs on ’s Ballers, has also had arcs on UnReal, The Grinder, The League, and The Vampire Diaries. She’s repped by and LA.


NBC’s MIRANDA’S RIGHTS reads in . She will lead the legal soap , written by , about an idealistic group of lawyers who not only work together but live together at their start-up firm.

Breeds plays title character Miranda Coale, an attorney who’s pretty and smart, but plagued for the past six years by a youthful mistake. Miranda’s much-publicized and scandalous affair with a married state Senator in her early 20s changed the course of her life forever. Though she was, in many ways, victimized by the digisphere, she never acts like a victim. Instead, Miranda survives the pain of her past by joking about it (often at inappropriate moments) and by wearing her flaws on her sleeve.

The Aussie actress has appeared on Pretty Liars, We Are Men, and currently recurs on ’s The Originals. She’s repped by , , and Australia’s Morrissey .


Mary Charles and have joined the cast of CBS’s untitled comedy. James stars as a newly retired cop who is looking forward to spending more time with his children and kids but quickly discovers it is much more challenging than his old .

plays Sara, described as tough kid with some anger-management issues, but despite everything, she’s quite likable, DiGiacomo is Jack, James’ youngest son.

is repped by Osbrink and . DiGiacomo is repped by and Ingrid French .


joins in , a single camera comedy from ABC. The show centers on the unlikely friendship f two misfits who benefit form having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. Daley will play Chuck’s dad Stuart Dawson, the husband of ’s Dr. Connie Dawson.

He is repped by and Principato-Young.


’s at NBC is bringing in to lead the series. The idea is a spinoff of PD which Winchester would initially appear.

Winchester is repped by and Talent Group in the UK.


has joined ’s , the drama telling the of a young . She previously starred in ’s The Visit.

She is repped by , , and in Australia.


, from starring , has added LisaGay Hamilton and . The series is based on the novel by and is a provocative psychological thriller that focuses on Eldon Chance, a -based forensic neuropsychiatrist who reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken a identity, police corruption and mental illness.

Hamilton is repped by and Greenlight and Owen is repped by and McKeon-Myones .


and have signed on for series regular roles on from . for . The series is about a rookie agent who embeds herself in a suspected terrorist family.

Chouldhury is repped by while Oberoi is repped by and Stokes .


and writer are in with Land on an untitled comedy that will semi-autobiographically follow their close friendship with the pair playing fictionalized versions of themselves.

Oxford and McNearney are both repped by .


Casting is underway for the second season of last year’s break out hit with the show booking and signing on for regular roles on the show. They will play contestants vying for the heart of Darius Hill (), the new suitor of the fictional show within the show, Everlasting.

Tandy is repped by JKA Talent and Associates while Matula is repped by Artists and .


has booked for a recurring role in the upcoming fourth season of the series. He will play Damon, a homeless teen who becomes involved in the Donovan family.

He is repped by Pantheon and Discover .


has signed on for a recurring role in NBC’s . Toub will play Bonaparte, a man who neither thinks nor behaves like a villain; he is passionate, committed, powerful, on the right side of history. He will be featured in a multi-episode arc at the end of the current season.

Toub is repped by .

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