Pilot Scoop: The CW's Arrow Targets Gossip Girl, Heroes Vet Joins New Marc Cherry Soap and More
The O.C. alumna will play Thea Queen, the boundary-testing celebutante sister of Green Arrow’s alter ego Oliver Queen (played by Stephen Amell), our sister site Deadline reports. Melrose Place‘s Katie Cassidy and Once & Again‘s Susanna Thompson are also set to star.
In other pilot news…
• Marc Cherry’s new ABC soap, Devious Maids, has found the first of its leading ladies in Dania Ramirez. The Heroes/Entourage beauty will play Rosie, a single mother who now works in Beverly Hills as the housekeeper for a pair of actors, per Deadline.
• Rescue Me vet Steven Pasquale has landed the lead in NBC’s Jekyll & Hyde-eqsue medical drama Do No Harm, which centers on a neurosurgeon who wrestles with his über-dangerous alter-ego.
• Harper’s Island‘s Adam Campbell has joined the cast of CBS’ untitled comedy from The Muppets helmer Nick Stoller, Deadline reports. The series centers on a commitment phobe (Michael Angarano) who breaks off his engagement and must continue working with his ex, with Campbell playing a co-worker.
• Mimi Kennedy (Dharma & Greg) is set to play Judy Greer’s mother-in-law in ABC’s single-camera comedy, American Judy, which follows a recently married woman who struggles to adjust to life in the suburbs.
Which pilot castings piqued your interested?