Pilot News: Tom Berenger, Stephen Lang, Arrow Bad-Ass and CSI Alum Among Latest Castings
Per our sister site Deadline….
* Hatfields & McCoys Emmy winner Berenger will play the dynamic police chief who oversees the Gang Task Force in Gang Related, Fox’s drama project about a gang member sent to infiltrate the San Francisco PD.
* Lang has landed a lead in ABC’s Reckless, a thriller about a resourceful man (Patrick Fugit) who, when his wife Sarah (Eloise Mumford) disappears during a military coup in East Myanmar, delves into a world of political intrigue and dangerous alliances to extract her. Lang plays Sarah’s father, the manager of a top military manufacturing facility who uses his connections in the effort.
* Hu has boarded The CW’s The 100 as the politically savvy Chief Communications Officer on the space station dubbed The Ark.
* The CW’s The Selection has cast CSI alumna Louise Lombard as Queen Amberly, a political player who knows everything there is to know about every girl in the titular competition for the prince’s hand.
* Kristoffer Polaha (Life Unexpected) has joined Backstrom, CBS’ drama about an overweight, offensive, irascible police detective, playing the unit’s Forensics Liaison.
* Treme‘s Michiel Huisman has landed the lead role of rogue gunslinger/handsome bastard Drake Sinclair in NBC’s Carlton Cuse-produced adaptation of the comic book series The Sixth Gun.
* Ann Cusack (Private Practice) will play mom to Christina Ricci/wife to Daniel Stern in NBC’s comedy Girlfriend In A Coma.