Pilot News: PLL's Bryce Johnson, Covert's Oded Fehr, Josh Lucas Are Among the Latest Castings

Bryce Johnson Pilot CastBryce Johnson (Pretty Little Liars), Josh Lucas (The Firm) and Oded Fehr (Covert Affairs) are among the latest actors to book pilots this winter.

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* CBS’ How I Met Your Dad pilot has added two more names to its roster, TVLine has learned. Nick D’Agosto (Masters of Sex) will play Frank, the head of IT for Juliet’s (Krysta Rodriguez) fashion blog, while Andrew Santino (Mixology) will guest-star as Sally’s (Greta Gerwig) older brother Danny, an uptight lawyer. Santino’s casting is in second position to his role in ABC’s Mixology, which has yet to be renewed.

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* Johnson, whose Pretty Little Liars character met an untimely end this season, will be reborn in The CW’s recently retitled Supernatural spin-off, Supernatural: Bloodlines. No details have been released about who Johnson will be playing in the pilot, which follows several warring supernatural families in Chicago.

* Lucas (The Firm) will star opposite Debra Messing in NBC’s The Mysteries of Laura, which follows a homicide detective (Messing) who solves crimes alongside her soon-to-be ex-husband Jake (Lucas).

* Fehr (Covert Affairs) has boarded ABC’s Richard LaGravenese drama pilot about Margot Worth Cole (yet to be cast), a powerful New Yorker who gets her kicks by competing with fellow socialite Philip Julien (Rufus Sewell). Fehr will play Margot’s ex-husband.

* Tom Everett Scott (Beauty and the Beast) and Niall Matter (Eureka) have both nabbed series regular roles in TNT’s drama pilot Guilt By Association, which stars Julia Stiles as a talented-yet-impulsive Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney. Scott will play Eric Northup, the Head Deputy of the Special Trials Unit, while Matter will play Lt. Graden Hales.

* ABC’s drama pilot Forever, the story of immortal medical examiner Dr. Henry Morgan (Ioan Gruffudd), has added three more names to its cast. Joel David Moore (Bones) will play a young hipster M.E. tech; Barbara Eve Harris (CSI) will play the boss of Henry’s associate, Detective Jo Martinez; and Donnie Keshawarz (Homeland) will play Detective Hanson, one of Jo’s co-workers.

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