Pilot News: True Blood, Melrose Place Vets Latest to Join Marc Cherry's Devious Maids

True Blood alumna Mariana Klaveno and former Melrose Place stud Grant Show are the latest familiar faces to join ABC’s Devious Maids, a drama pilot from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry.

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Based loosely on the Mexican telenovela The Disorderly Maids Of The Neighborhood, the sudser follows four Beverly Hills-based housekeepers (played by Ana Ortiz, Judy Reyes, Dania Ramirez and Roselyn Sanchez) working for the rich and famous.

Show will play successful soap star Spence Davis, with Klaveno portraying his wife, a gorgeous, self-centered actress.

As previously reported, All My Children vet Susan Lucci is also set to co-star as a “gently crazy” employer of one of the maids.

In addition to her, um, neck-twisting role on True Blood, Klaveno has appeared on Dexter and Hawaii Five-0. Show’s recent TV credits, meanwhile, include CSI, Burn Notice, Big Love and Private Practice.