Pilot News: Scott Michael Foster, Degrassi Grad Among Latest Castings

Pilot Castings 2015

Scott Michael Foster (Chasing Life), Stacey Farber (Degrassi) and Morris Chestnut (Legends) are among the latest actors to book pilots this winter.

Per our sister site Deadline

* Foster, who also recently wrapped an arc on Once Upon a Time, will play an entitled rich kid named Wick in the ABC drama Boom, which documents how the largest oil discovery in U.S. history triggers an economic explosion in North Dakota.

* Farber will star in the NBC comedy Take It From Us, in which a present-day husband and wife give relationship advice to their son, based on their experiences growing up in the 1990s. Farber will play the wife, Alyson, who came from a prominent family and ached to “change her life in a big way.”

* Chestnut will lead Todd Harthan’s untitled Fox procedural, formerly known as Rosewood, playing a charismatic pathologist “who can read living and dead bodies like a book.”

* Dave Foley (Hot in Cleveland) has joined Ken Jeong’s ABC comedy Dr. Ken, playing the head of the hospital where Jeong’s character works as a frustrated HMO doctor.

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