Comedian Deon Cole attends the International Myeloma Foundation's 7th Annual Comedy Celebration Benefiting The Peter Boyle Research Fund hosted by Ray Romano at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on November 9, 2013 in Los Angeles

Comedian Deon Cole attends the International Myeloma Foundation’s 7th Annual Comedy Celebration Benefiting The Peter Boyle Research Fund hosted by Ray Romano at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on November 9, 2013 in Los Angeles

*A gang of new TV castings were announced today.

TBS has hired Deon Cole for the comedy pilot “Tribeca,” directed by Steve Carell; Edi Gathegi of “Twilight” fame joins TNT’s supernatural medical drama “Proof”; Malcolm Barrett joins NBC’s comedy pilot “Mission Control” and “Revolution” actor Derek Webster has booked ABC alien drama pilot “The Visitors.”

Co-written by Carell and his wife, Nancy Carell, TBS’ “Tribeca” is a satirical look at a police procedural anchored by Angie Tribeca (Rashida Jones), an outspoken 10-year veteran of the LAPD’s elite RHCU (Really Heinous Crimes Unit). Cole will play Officer DJ Tanner, head of the K-9 unit. He most recently hosted his own TBS series “Deon Cole’s Black Box.”

Actor Edi Gathegi attends a special screening of Summit Entertainment's "Now You See Me" at the ArcLight Theaters Hollywood on May 23, 2013 in Hollywood

Actor Edi Gathegi attends a special screening of Summit Entertainment’s “Now You See Me” at the ArcLight Theaters Hollywood on May 23, 2013 in Hollywood

Actress Kyra Sedgwick executive produces TNT’s “Proof,” which centers on a skeptical, hard science, female surgeon who is persuaded to investigate cases of reincarnation. Edi Gathegi will play Zed, a Sudanese hospital intern tasked with finding proof of life after death. He recently wrapped “Shiva & May” and the untitled Cameron Crowe Hawaii project.

Actor Malcolm Barrett arrives at the Premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Larry Crowne' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on June 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California

Actor Malcolm Barrett arrives at the Premiere of Universal Pictures’ ‘Larry Crowne’ at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on June 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California

Barrett and Jonathan Slavin play scientists in NBC’s “Mission Control.” Set in 1962, the comedy examines what happens when a strong woman butts heads with a macho astronaut in the race to land on the moon. Malcolm Barrett will play Arthur, an engineer on the woman’s crew. The Universal TV-produced comedy from executive producers Adam McKay and Will Ferrell that will take on the tone of “Anchorman.” Barrett was most recently was seen in the 2014 Sundance movie “Dear White People.”

Derek Webster in NBC's "Revolution" – Season 1, Episode 11

Derek Webster in NBC’s “Revolution” – Season 1, Episode 11

“The Visitors,” from Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV, chronicles the race against the clock to defeat an unseen alien enemy out to destroy the world. Derek Webster plays Jessup Rollins, an FBI agent with two disciplinary reprimands on his record and a past of difficult behavior. He’ll also recur on NBC’s midseason series “The Night Shift.”