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  • Rutina Wesley Nabs Co-Lead in ABC Pilot ‘Broad Squad’

    Mar 6, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Rutina Wesley will follow up her seven-season run on HBO’s “True Blood” with a lead part in ABC’s period female-cop procedural drama pilot “Broad Squad.” A fictionalized account of the graduating class of Boston’s first female patrol officers in 1978, the project centers on four newly minted cops — Eileen, Molly (Charlotte Spencer), Lisa (Cody […]

  • Adam Rodriguez Joins Paula Patton in ABC’s ‘Runner’ Pilot

    Feb 25, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *“CSI: Miami” bet Adam Rodriguez has been cast as the male lead opposite Paula Patton in ABC‘s drama pilot “Runner,” reports Deadline. As previously reported, Patton plays Lauren Marks, a wife and mother who had believed her husband had died in a plane crash, only to discover him alive, well and traveling with a mysterious […]

  • Lance Gross Joins NBC’s Martial Arts Drama Pilot ‘Warrior’

    Feb 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Lance Gross may return to NBC under the same director who helmed his last project for the network. The actor has joined “Warrior,” a martial arts-themed drama pilot for NBC from director Phillip Noyce, reports Deadline.com. The show is set in a contemporary multicultural and sometimes magical milieu, and centers on Kai Forrester (Natalie Martinez), […]

  • Shaquille O’Neal to Star in Workplace Comedy Pilot for TruTV

    Jan 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *TruTV has lined up a pilot order for “Shaq Inq.” (working title), a workplace comedy loosely based on the business empire of Shaquille O’Neal, reports Deadline.com. The former NBA star-turned-business mogul and occasional actor will topline and executive produce the project, from Mandalay Sports Media, the company launched in 2012 by Peter Guber and Mike […]

  • Laurence Fishburne to Recur in Anthony Anderson’s ABC Pilot

    Feb 11, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Laurence Fishburne (not Samuel L. Jackson) has signed on for a recurring role in ABC’s untitled Anthony Anderson pilot (formerly “Black-ish”). As previously reported, Fishburne’s Cinema Gypsy is producing alongside ABC Studios, and Principato Young. Written by Kenya Barris (“The Game”) and loosely based on his personal experiences, the single-camera comedy centers on an upper-middle-class […]

  • Clark Johnson to Play Senator in Pilot ‘Alpha House’

    Feb 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Director-actor Clark Johnson has been cast as a lead opposite John Goodman, Mark Consuelos and Matt Malloy in Amazon Studios‘ comedy pilot, “Alpha House,” written by Garry Trudeau. According to Deadline.com, the actors play four senators who live together in a rented house in Washington DC. Johnson is Sen. Robert Bettencourt, a power player from […]