Eric McCormack is putting down roots in Studio City.
The Perception alum will star in the music-tinged Fox drama pilot, our sister site Deadline reports.
The project, from writer Krista Vernoff (Grey’s Anatomy), is a coming-of-age story about a young singer’s path to stardom as she lives with her songwriter father (played by McCormack) — who happens to be a drug dealer to the stars.
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* America’s Got Talent judges Heidi Klum, Mel B, Howie Mandel and Howard Stern will stay with the show for Season 10, NY Daily News reports.
* Disney XD has renewed Star Vs. The Forces of Evil for Season 2, ahead of its March 30 debut.
* Daniel Henney (Revolution) has joined the cast of CBS’ Criminal Minds planted spinoff, per Deadline. He will play charming family man Matt Simmons, an Army brat who grew up abroad and really embraces opportunities to explore different cultures.
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