Inspired by Orli Auslander’s book I Feel Bad: All Day. Every Day. About Everything, the potential series presents a working mother’s (Blue) unfiltered take on the side effects of trying to have it all. Adelstein will play her husband, who was raised as a man’s man but is trying hard to be sensitive.
In other pilot casting news, per Deadline:
* Tyler James Williams (Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders) will reunite with his Walking Dead co-star Lauren Cohan in the ABC action-dramedy Whiskey Cavalier, playing a rogue NSA analyst who hacked the State Department’s mainframe.
* Charity Wakefield (The Player) has landed the female lead in the ABC drama Salvage, which centers on an ex-cop who’s drawn into an investigation when a local murder is linked to the sunken treasure of a lost Spanish galleon. Wakefield’s character is described as the beautiful daughter of the town’s richest man, who comes back newly married and under mysterious circumstances.
* J.R. Ramirez (Jessica Jones, Power) has been cast in the NBC mystery Manifest, which explores what happens after a missing plane and its passengers resurface five years later. The actor will play Det. Jared Williams, whose fiancée disappeared on the flight.
* Jennifer Aspen (GCB) has joined the ABC drama Staties, about a NYPD detective (Charlie’s Angels‘ Annie Ilonzeh) who’s banished to the boonies and partnered with an Oregon State Trooper (Law & Order: SVU‘s Andy Karl). Aspen will take on the role of administrative support for the State Police unit.