Pilot News: Michelle Trachtenberg, Michael Rosenbaum Among the Latest Castings

Trachtenberg Rosenbaum PilotsBuffy alum Michelle Trachtenberg, Smallville vet Michael Rosenbaum and a onetime Gossip Girl among the latest actors to book pilots this winter.

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Per our sister site Deadline….

* Trachtenberg has joined CBS’ “Oh no, I drunkenly booked a wedding venue and now have a deadline to find a husband!” sitcom Save the Date, playing the no-nonsense sister/roommate of the crisis-stricken central character (Psych‘s Maggie Lawson). Go On‘s Julie White in turn will play the gals’ mother.

* Rosenbaum, whose previous sitcom credits include Breaking In, has boarded NBC’s Will Ferrell-produced 1960s workplace sitcom Mission Control, playing Bus, a jockish but likeable NASA astronaut.

* Over on The CW’s The Messengers, which follows a group of strangers charged with preventing an apocalypse after surviving a mysterious event, Sofia Black-D’Elia (Gossip Girl) and Joel Courtney (Super 8) will play, respectively, a single mom and a loner who was who was raised in a group home.