Pilot Scoop: Tyler Labine Moves to New Kingdom, Ashley Tisdale Joins CBS Comedy and More!

Ashley Tisdale Louis C.K. CBSOnetime Hellcat Ashley Tisdale has landed a lead role in CBS’ Louis C.K./Spike Feresten-produced multi-camera comedy.

Also making our latest pilot casting roundup is Mad Love‘s Tyler Labine and Kings alum Chris Egan. 

High School Musical alumna Tisdale  joins the aforementioned untitled project — which revolves around a group of young people trying to achieve their creative dreams in these tough financial times — as Petra, the beautiful, sarcastic assistant to a New York-based vintage clothing designer. Deadline first reported the news.

• Egan has landed the first role in ABC’s reimagining of the classic Disney fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. He’ll play Gorrick, a Gaston-like character who is the fiancé of the show’s embattled leading lady, Grace.

* Labine will co-star opposite Justin Kirk in NBC’s single-camera comedy Animal Kingdom. The project centers on a House-like veterinarian (Kirk) who loves animals but usually hates their owners. Labine will play a fellow vet.

Which pilot castings have your interest piqued?

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13 Comments
  1. jess says:

    all of these sound mildly interesting. I normally wouldn’t be that excited about Ashley Tisdale but she was pretty good in last week’s Raising Hope so maybe she can act after all.
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    I miss Kings. That was such a great show…

    • Cloudy Knight says:

      Agreed about Ashley. I had really only heard OF her until I saw her on Raising Hope. Great show, she did a nice job. I would have liked to see her as a recurring character if possible.

  2. Velvet says:

    Animal Kingdom

  3. Mark says:

    I love Tisdale. She’s a very talented sitcom star thanks to her Disney days.
    Chris Egan=yum.

  4. Kevin says:

    how does Tyler Labine keep getting on TV? the guy has been on more canceled shows then Ted Mcginley,he is horrible

  5. Gonzalo says:

    GO Ashley!!! =) We Love U

  6. juan says:

    I love Ashley, she is so awesome and hot and might get me to watch a show on CBS

  7. R.T. says:

    Animal Kingdom sounds like one of the best shows of the upcoming television season. I’m pretty damn excited for it.

  8. Sarah says:

    Please, please, please let Tyler Labine finally be on a hit show!