Pilot Scoop: The CW's Arrow Targets Gossip Girl, Heroes Vet Joins New Marc Cherry Soap and More

The CW’s superhero pilot Arrow has set its sights on former Gossip Girl troublemaker Willa Holland.

The O.C. alumna will play Thea Queen, the boundary-testing celebutante sister of Green Arrow’s alter ego Oliver Queen (played by Stephen Amell), our sister site Deadline reports. Melrose Place‘s Katie Cassidy and Once & Again‘s Susanna Thompson are also set to star.

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In other pilot news…

Marc Cherry’s new ABC soap, Devious Maids, has found the first of its leading ladies in Dania Ramirez. The Heroes/Entourage beauty will play Rosie, a single mother who now works in Beverly Hills as the housekeeper for a pair of actors, per Deadline.

• Rescue Me vet Steven Pasquale has landed the lead in NBC’s Jekyll & Hyde-eqsue medical drama Do No Harm, which centers on a neurosurgeon who wrestles with his über-dangerous alter-ego.

Law & Order Alumna Alana De La Garza Joins Do No Harm

Harper’s Island‘s Adam Campbell has joined the cast of CBS’ untitled comedy from The Muppets helmer Nick Stoller, Deadline reports. The series centers on a commitment phobe (Michael Angarano) who breaks off his engagement and must continue working with his ex, with Campbell playing a co-worker.

Mimi Kennedy (Dharma & Greg) is set to play Judy Greer’s mother-in-law in ABC’s single-camera comedy, American Judy, which follows a recently married woman who struggles to adjust to life in the suburbs.

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