Brothers & Sisters vet Dave Annable is pulling double duty as a Marine and a lawyer.
In the project, each attorney is trained as a prosecutor, a defense lawyer and an investigator, as well as being a Marine. Annable will play Capt. John “Sid” Sidney, who is a driven prosecutor and active-duty Marine, per family tradition.
Also joining the ensemble are Anna Wood (Reckless) and Ato Essendoh (Chicago Med, Altered Carbon).
In other pilot casting news from Deadline:
* Riley Smith (Nashville, Frequency) has been cast in Fox’s untitled legal drama from Empire co-creator Danny Strong. The actor will play the brother of Rachelle Lefevre’s fearless lawyer.
* Christine Lahti (The Blacklist, Chicago Hope) and April Bowlby (Drop Dead Diva) will co-star in Fox’s untitled Gone Baby Gone adaptation.
* Sarah Jones (The Path) has landed the female lead in CBS’ L.A. Confidential drama, playing a Hollywood actress whose path intersects with three detectives who are pursuing a sadistic serial killer in 1950s Los Angeles.