And we're back with more pilot casting news.
- Sarah Roemer and Scott Patterson ("Gilmore Girls") have both joined the cast of "The Event", NBC's drama pilot about a man named Sean (Jason Ritter), who has to battle through a conspiracy to assassinate the U.S. president. Roemer plays Sean's girlfriend who disappears to force her father (Patterson), an airline pilot, to crash a plane into the president's retreat.
- Tim Blake Nelson has come aboard "Chaos". In the CBS drama pilot about a group of rogue CIA operatives led by Rick Martinez (Freddy Rodriguez) battling bureaucracy and politics, Nelson plays a trained psychologist-turned-Core Collector at the CIA who leads the ODS (Office of Disruptive Services) team, and, as a tactical genius, has his problems with Rick being chosen as the team leader.
- Megan Boone ("My Bloody Valentine"), Sarah Jones ("Sons of Anarchy", "Big Love") and newcomer Tasso Feldman are all cast in the untitled Amy Holden James drama pilot for The CW. It centers on the freshman class at Harvard Medical School and focuses on Nell (Boone), who is intimidated by her new surroundings. Jones plays a rich aspiring surgeon, also a freshman, and Feldman is cast as a first-year student of the arrogant kind.
- Ben Lawson ("The Deep End") has been added to "Freshmen", the ABC comedy pilot already starring Sarah Chalke about three young members of Congress living together in Washigton, D.C.. Lawson is set to play another one of the three, a cheap congressman from Arizona. The role is technically in second position to "The Deep End", which aired its season finale last night, and is probably not going to get a second season.
- Kelly Hu ("Army Wives", "The Vampire Diaries") has come aboard CBS' drama pilot "The Odds". In the buddy-cop show set in Las Vegas, where the cops are as outrageous as the cases they work on. Hu plays the very tough ADA who is the moral center of the show and puts pressure on the cops to work their cases thoroughly.
- David Denman ("The Office") will co-star in FOX' comedy pilot "Traffic Light", alongside Nelson Franklin. It tells the story of magazine editor Adam (Franklin), who moves into a new home with his girlfriend and his two best friends. One of them is Mike (Denman) a married lawyer who still figuring things out about male-female relationships.
- John Carroll Lynch ("K-Ville", "Big Love"), Windell Middlebrooks ("Scrubs", "The Suite Life On Deck") and Geoffrey Arend ("Trust Me") have all been added to ABC's drama pilot "Body Of Evidence". It's a procedural about a brilliant medical examiner with neuro-surgery background. Lynch plays a detective, Middlebrooks is the deputy chief ME, and Arend plays another doctor in the ME office.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter