Joel David Moore, Barbara Eve Harris and Donnie Keshawarz have been cast as series regulars in FOREVER. The drama will center on New York City’s star medical examiner who no one knows is actually immortal. Moore, repped by ICM and Underground, will play a hipster medical examiner tech, Harris, repped by SDB Partners and Valeo Entertainment, will play a NYC cop and Keshawarz, repped by Abrams Artists Agency and ATA Management, will play a homicide detective.
Odette Annable joins ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB, the real story of the women who who stood by some of the biggest heroes in American history during the height of the race to space. She will play Trudy, the youngest of the wives and a licensed pilot. Annable is repped by UTA and Evolution.
Melissa George will play the female lead opposite Rufus Sewell in the upcoming RICHARD LAGRAVENESE DRAMA. Set in New York, the drama revolves around the rivalry between two powerful socialites who play out their 0bsessive attraction and seduction through their manipulation of others. George is repped by Resolution and Affirmative Entertainment.
“Burn Notice’s” Sharon Gless has been cast in SAINT FRANCIS, a comedy that centers on a blue collar Long Island cop who butts heads with the modern world when his sister gets pregnant out of wedlock. Gless will play the cop’s mother, Janice. She is repped by Domain and Perry Zimel.
Julian Morris joins series HAND OF GOD which centers on a powerful judge with a call girl on the side has a religious awakening and starts hearing the voice of God through his ventilator-bound son. Morris is repped by Gersh and Brillstein and will play an actor-turned-preacher whose shortcuts have gotten him into trouble.
Necar Zadegan joins GIRLFRIENDS’ GUIDE TO DIVORCE which follows a self help book author who hides the fact that she has separated from her husband. Zadegan will play a fearless divorce attorney who speaks her mind. She is repped by Innovative and Generate.
“The Wire” alum Wendell Pierce joins Matthew Perry’s THE ODD COUPLE. The reboot of the series will have Pierce playing a neurotic cop who frequents game nights at Oscar Madison’s house. Pierce is repped by Paradigm and Essential Talent Management.
Nancy Lenehan has been cast in MORE TIME WITH THE FAMILY, a comedy pilot executive produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. The story follows a husband and father who decides to make a career change so he can spend more time with his family. Lenehan, repped by Pakula/King & Associates and Imperium 7 Talent Agency, will play the matriarch.
“How I Met Your Mother” spin-off HOW I MET YOUR DAD adds Nick D’Agosto and Andrew Santino to its cast. The spin-off centers on the mother’s point of view and will star Greta Gerwig. D’Agosto will play head of IT for a fashion blog while Santino will be the uptight lawyer brother to the “mother,” Sally. D’Agosto is repped by UTA, Santino is at CAA.
Katharine McPhee has been cast as the female lead in SCORPION, a drama revolving around an eccentric genius and his band of super geniuses who form the last line of defense against the threats of the modern age. McPhee will play a diner waitress who understands geniuses and acts as a translator for the masterminds. She is repped by WME and Schiff Co.
Ashton Holmes will co-star in the Untitled David Marshall Grant pilot which centers on quadruplets who grew up on a reality show. Holmes will play the smartest quadruplet who left medical school to travel the world until a near death experience sends him back into the arms of his loved ones. He is repped by APA and Intellectual Artists Management.
Maggie Q has been cast as the lead in the untitled Kevin Williamson drama which centers on two detectives who investigate stalking incidents for a special unit of the LAPD. Maggie Q will play Beth opposite Dylan McDermott. She is repped by Untitled and CAA.
Ruhul Kohli will join IZOMBIE, the supernatural crime procedural centering on a med student-turned-zombie. Kohli will play an enthusiastic nerd with a brilliant mind who befriends the lead. He is repped by Byron’s Management.
Patricia Wettig has been cast in IDENTITY, the story of a young woman who needs an organ transplant to survive and turns to her only relative, a newly discovered half brother, whose family is being investigated by the CIA. Wettig will play the matriarch of the family.
Craig Frank joins THE MESSENGERS, the story of a group of strangers who learn they’re responsible for preventing an impending apocalypse. Frank, repped by Talent House LA and Industry Entertainment, will play a tech nerd who works at NASA.
“Boy Meets World” star Rider Strong will reprise his role as Shawn Hunter in GIRL MEETS WORLD, a reboot of the series which follows Cory and Topanga’s family years after we left them in “Boy Meets World.”
Sally Hawkins and Catherine Keener join HOW AND WHY, a single camera comedy revolving around a man whose scientific knowledge is unparalleled but who is clueless about life. Hawkins has signed on as a series regular but Keener will be a guest star.
Max Casella and Jack Quaid join Martin Scorsese’s UNTITLED ROCK N ROLL drama pilot. The show is set in 1970s New York and follows the drug and sex fueled music business right when the punk and disco eras were coming into their own. Casella, repped by Innovative and Evolution, plays the head of a rock label and Quaid, repped by UTA and Anonymous Content, is cast as an executive at a rival label.
Melonie Diaz will star in LAUGHS UNLIMITED which centers on Billie Crown who realizes that after 15 months in Afghanistan, life back home is just as perilous as war.
Darren Criss and Will Friedle have been cast in the new Transformers animated series, based on the action figures. The series will take place after the battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons and centers on Bumblebee.
“Sweet Home Alabama” alum Josh Lucas will play Jake in THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA. The procedural follows a quirky female homicide detective who juggles high stakes crime and her family. Jake is a clever cop who winds up as captain in the same precinct as his soon-to-be-ex wife, Laura. Lucas is repped by WME and Principato-Young.
Jama Williamson joins ELLEN MORE OR LESS, the single camera comedy centering on Ellen who reinvents herself after losing 100 pounds. Williamson will play Melissa, Ellen’s insecure co-worker. She is repped by TalentWorks and Trademark Talent.
Sheila Vand will star opposite Katherine Heigl in STATE OF AFFAIRS, a drama following a CIA attache who counsels the president on high stakes incidents around the world. She is repped by Paradigm.
Jason Jones has been cast as the male lead in LOVE IS RELATIVE. The story revolves around Jones’ character, Nate, and his wife who begin to see their marriage in a new light after her divorced brother moves in with them.
FEED ME adds Ethan Peck, Ed Quinn and Hart Bochner to the pilot which centers on a dysfunctional family who navigate the trials and tribulations of everyday life all while running a restaurant together. Peck is repped by ICM Partners and Milo Talent, Quinn is with ICM Partners and KLWGN and Bochner is with Arlook Group and Evolution Entertainment Partners.
Rebecca Corry has been cast in ONE BIG HAPPY, the story of two friends, a lesbian, Lizzy, and a straight male, Luke, living together who get pregnant through artificial insemination when Luke impulsively gets married. Corry will play Lizzy’s older sister and is repped by Prestige Talent Agency.
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin reunite as leads in GRACE AND FRANKIE, a comedy centers on two frenemies whose husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to get married. Fonda and Tomlin also starred in “9 to 5” together 34 years ago.
Sam Shepard will co-star in an untitled psychological thriller drama centering around a close knit family of 4 adult siblings whose secrets are revealed when their black sheep brother returns home. Shepard will play opposite Sissy Spacek as the patriarch of the family.
Nazanin Boniadi has landed a regular gig on HOMELAND. After appearing as a guest on the terrorism drama, Boniadi’s Fara Sherazi will play a key part in Season 4. Fara is a Muslim CIA analyst recruited for her expertise in international banking. Boniadi is repped by AKA and Jordan Lee Talent.
Heather McComb grabs a recurring role in the next season of RAY DONOVAN. She will play a working class mother who befriends Bunchy Donovan. McComb is repped by Don Buchwald and Associates and Bohemia Group.
Damon Herriman joins FLESH AND BONE, the upcoming ballet drama. The Aussie joins Sarah Hay and Irina Dvorovenko in the gritty backstage world of ballet. Herriman will play Romeo, a homeless man who lives on the roof of the ballet dancer’s apartment. He is repped by APA and Art/Work Entertainment.
Ryan Pinkston, Matt Cook and Mike Castle will lead the untitled David Kohan and Max Mutchnick project (aka BUZZY’S and CLIPSTERS). The show follows a group of high school students who run in different circles but now work together in a local barbershop called Buzzy’s. Pinkston, repped by Pakula/King & Associates and Principato-Young, will play the owner of Buzzy’s while Castle, repped by Principato-Young, and Cook, repped by Stone Manners Salners and Working Entertainment, are both cast as hair stylists in the shop.