Pilot News: Daily Show's Jason Jones, 90210 Alum and a Dixie Lass Among the Latest Castings

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Pilots_Jones_EggoldDaily Showman Jason Jones, ex-90210 resident Ryan Eggold, a Hart of Dixie actress and Golden Boy‘s sister are among the latest actors to book pilots.

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Per our sister site Deadline….

* Jones will play Andrea Anders’ ex-husband in the ABC comedy Divorce: A Love Story, which follows a recently split couple who can’t seem to stay out of each others’ lives.

* Eggold is on NBC’s The Blacklist, playing the secret-keeping husband of Megan Boone’s FBI agent.

* Anna Wood (let’s go with Deception) has landed the female lead in the “sultry,” South Carolina-set CBS legal drama Reckless, about a Yankee litigator (Wood) a Southern City Attorney (Cam Gigandet) who struggle to hide their intense attraction while clashing over a police scandal.

* On the NBC drama project I Am Victor, McKaley Miller (Hart Of Dixie‘s Rose) will play daughter to John Stamos. Also, newcomer Lorenza Izzo has landed a female lead, playing a Harvard Law graduate with experience clerking for the Supreme Court.

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* Thomas McDonell (Suburgatory’s Scott) joins The CW’s The 100 as Finn, a cool and charismatic free spirit with an ability to bend the rules and escape unharmed.

* Stella Maeve, who currently plays sister to CBS’ Golden Boy, has landed the second lead (opposite Gage Golightly) in The CW’s Company Town, which follows the aftermath of a scandal at a Naval base. Maeve and Golightly will play two young women who grew up as best friends but now are on opposite sides of the Townie/Military divide.

* MADtv alum/Raising Hope producer Stephnie Weir will play Ellie Kemper’s mom in the NBC comedy pilot Brenda Forever.



Comments (10)

  • I want to hear about Kate Walsh getting cast in something awesome soon! Ka Dee (who already got cast) and her were the two most appealing reasons to watch PPP and now i miss the crazy dysfunctional bunch!

    Comment by Rivera – March 12, 2013 09:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • ummm.whats with all these HOD actresses getting pilot roles. First Magnolia is gone now Rose? I thought HOD had a good chance of getting renewed but this news is starting to freak me out. I know both of them are minor roles…hopefully this doesn’e spell doom for HOD

    Comment by Ames – March 12, 2013 09:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I’m kind of freaking out too, I hope it doesn’t mean anything!
      I’m going to miss Rose and Magnolia if their pilots get picked up, but I can live with that as long as we get another season!

      Comment by d01 – March 12, 2013 09:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • HOD has the best chance of getting renewed between Carrie Diaries, Beauty and the Beast and Hart of Dixie. However, auditioning for pilots when your show is on the bubble is common practice. Actors generally like a safety net.

      Comment by dude – March 12, 2013 10:10 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So that does not bode well for HOD.
    I bet the sister will be killed on Golden Boy.

    Comment by sarah – March 12, 2013 10:40 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Now I’m really getting concered for HOD.
    Don’t cancel HOD CW !

    Comment by Whatever – March 12, 2013 11:13 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Magnolia and Rose aren’t main characters! They can justify Magnolia gone to a better school and Rose comes and goes. And this affair of doctor breeland could result with him leaving after this season. to reduce production.
    I Really love Rose. The actress will go big if she does some good shows.

    Comment by Maki – March 12, 2013 12:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Please don’t tell me this means Jason is leaving TDS.

    Comment by Deena – March 12, 2013 05:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Rose is one of the worst characters in HOD and Magnolia can be easily written off so I’m fine with that.

    Comment by Choco – March 12, 2013 08:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Speaking of Deception, according to the casts’ pages on Wikipedia, they’ve all been cast in something else already so bye bye badly written NBC crap.

    Comment by wacknonymous – March 18, 2013 10:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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