Pilot News: Gossip Girl's Jessica Szohr, 90210′s Matt Lanter Among Latest Castings
Gossip Girl alum Jessica Szohr, 90210 vet Matt Lanter, a former Private Practice caregiver and a onetime Las Vegas resident are among the latest actors to book pilots, our sister site Deadline reports.
First up, Szohr will star opposite Michael Peña in Fox’s The List, playing a fearless FBI agent in the potential series about what happens when members of the Federal Witness Security Program start getting killed.
In The CW’s Oxygen, Lanter — whose 90210 gig will end when the series signs off this May — will play alien boy Roman, one of nine extraterrestrials integrated into a suburban high school, who falls in love with a human girl (Aimee Teegarden).
In other pilot casting news via Deadline…
• Neal Bledsoe (Smash) has been cast in NBC’s update of Ironside, starring Blair Underwood.
• Welcome to the Family, Justina Machado! The Private Practice and Six Feet Under actress will co-star in the NBC comedy chronicling how cultures collide when white parents (played by Mike O’Malley, Mary McCormack) and Latino parents (Machado and Ricardo Chavira) are bonded after their children fall in love and have an unplanned pregnancy.
• Las Vegas vet Camille Gauty, who recently appeared on The Vampire Diaries, will romance Rob Corddry in the ABC comedy Spy.Follow @VladaGelman