Luke Wilson is hitting the road for Showtime.
The former Enlightened star has snagged a lead role in the cabler’s one-hour comedy pilot Roadies, which focuses on a rock band’s crew members, EW reports. Wilson’s character is described as a “road-weary, sleep-deprived tour manager.”
Additional Roadies stars include Imogen Poots (Fright Night), Keisha Castle-Hughes (The Almighty Johnsons) and Peter Cambor (NCIS: Los Angeles).
Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…
* Howard Stern on Monday confirmed he will return for the 10th season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, premiering this summer. “I decided that a life without AGT is not a life worth living,” Stern said in a statement.
* Former Carrie Diaries star Austin Butler has been tapped to lead MTV’s new supernatural drama Shannara, based on Terry Brooks’ best-selling novels, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Butler will play a half-human/half-elf named Wil Ohmsford who learns he’s the last remaining member of the powerful Shannara family.
* After an extensive search and online voting period, James O’Halloran has won The Price is Right‘s male model search. The 30-year-old Australian’s week-long gig on the CBS game show will begin Monday, Dec. 15, at 11/10c.