Pilots: Killer Drama Adds Lost Alum, Office Boss to Kaling Comedy, Jack Coleman Plays Doctor
Lost alumna Maggie Grace has joined Kevin Williamson’s Fox drama pilot in a recurring role.
Also among the latest pilot castings: A Heroes favorite scrubs in, a Notorious sudser finds its lead and Mindy Kaling books some very special guests.
Williamson’s untitled project revolves around a serial killer (played by James Purefoy) who uses technology to create a cult of murderers, and the retired FBI profiler (Kevin Bacon) who hunts him. Grace will play the only surviving victim of Purefoy’s mad man, EW.com reports.
The pilot’s cast also includes Natalie Zea (Justified) and Jeananne Goossen (CSI: NY).
In other pilot casting news, from our sister site Deadline:
• Jack Coleman (Heroes, The Vampire Diaries) will play the chief of staff to Mamie Gummer’s new doc in The CW’s medical drama First Cut.
• Meagan Good (Californication) has snagged the lead role in NBC’s soapy drama Notorious, playing a detective who goes undercover as the daughter of a rich family’s housekeeper in order to solve the murder of their daughter and her closest friend.
And per EW.com:
• Mindy Kaling has tapped Office cast mate Ed Helms, SNL‘s Bill Hader and the ever-busy Richard Schiff to guest-star on the untitled comedy she’s penning and headlining. They’ll play, respectively, a potential love interest, and ex-boyfriend and an OB/GYN who works alongside Kaling’s character.
Which pilot castings have your interest piqued?