Pilot Scoop: Matt Long Is One of ABC's Lucky 7
From Detroit 1-8-7‘s David Zabel and Jason Richman, the project centers on seven employees at a Queens-area service station whose lives are forever altered when they win the lottery.
The actor — who replaces the previously cast Luke Hemsworth (Neighbours) — will play one of the “lucky,” jackpot-landing employees.
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Long — whose other TV credits include The Newsroom, The Deep End and Jack & Bobby — rounds out the prospective series’ main cast, which is made up of Isiah Whitlock, Jr. (The Wire), Summer Bishil (90210), Anastasia Phillips (Skins), Christine Evangelista (The Kill Point), Luis Antonio Ramos (Early Edition), relative newcomer Stephen Louis Grush and Lorraine Bruce (The Syndicate).