Tuesday, February 26, 2013

TV News - 'Sleepy Hollow,' 'To My Future Assistant,' 'How the Hell Am I Normal,' 'Teen Wolf,' 'Rita,' 'Reckless,' 'Halt & Catch Fire,' 'American Horror Story,' 'Gang Related,' 'Big Thunder,' 'Super Clyde,' 'Second Sight,' 'Crazy Ones,' 'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Reign,' 'Company Town,' 'Lucky 7,' 'Blink,' 'Believe,' 'Ironside' & 'Boomerang'

        Tuesday, February 26 - Tom Mison (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Parade's End) has landed the lead in the FOX drama pilot Sleepy Hollow from Alex Kurtzman, Bob Orci and Phillip Iscove. He will play Ichabod Crane, a Revolutionary War captain who takes off a horseman's head and is then time warped to present day where The Headless Horseman was returned to haunt the town.

Brittany Snow (American Dreams, Harry's Law) has landed a co-starring role on the FOX comedy pilot To My Future Assistant from Sherry Bilsing-Graham and Ellen Kreamer. She will play Jen, an ambitious law-school grab eager to snag an associate lawyer position at the law form where she works as low-level legal assistant.

Additionally, Stephen Root (Justified) has joined the FOX comedy pilot To My Future Assistant. He will play Frank, Jen's (Brittany Snow) boss who is a stern and intense attorney but is not quite the monster he appears to be.

Troy Gentile (Hotel for Dogs) has been cast on the ABC family comedy pilot How the Hell Am I Normal? from Adam Goldberg. He will play Barry, the middle child of Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) and Murray (Jeff Garlin) who is a lovable slob.

MTV's Teen Wolf will return for its first half of its 24 episode third season order on Monday, June 3 at 10/9c.

Lindsay Sloane (Sabrina, The Teenage Witch) has joined the cast of the untitled NBC comedy pilot from Victor Fresco and starring Sean Hayes, Linda Lavin and Thomas Lennon. She will play Liz, Sean's (Hayes) long-time loyal friend with whom he also works. Liz is a former therapist who quit because she had too many opinions and couldn't listen to people talk about their problems without telling them what to do.

Colin Salmon (Arrow) and Robbie Kay (Ways to Live Forever) have been cast on the Bravo drama pilot Rita from Krista Vernoff and starring Anna Gunn. Salmon will play Colin Paige, the aristocratic emotionally guarded British teacher who is the head of the history department at the school. Kay will play Rita's (Gunn) gay son.

Cam Gigandet (Twilight, Plush) and Michael Gladis (Seal Team Six) have boarded the CBS drama pilot Reckless from Dana Stevens. The project is set in Charleston, South Carolina where a gorgeous Yankee litigator and s Southern City Attorney (Gigandet) struggle to hide their intense attraction while clashing over a police sex scandal. Gladis will play the Chief of Police in the city.

Pushing Daisies vet Lee Pace is set to headline the AMC drama pilot Halt & Catch Fire from Mark Johnson. He will play a visionary of the personal computing boom of the 1980s, the confident and powerful Joe MacMillan. Once a superstar salesman at IBM, MacMillan recently departed under mysterious circumstances only to resurface at a Dallas tech company. Also cast on the pilot is Mackenzie Davis (Breathe In). She will play Cameron How, a talented but volatile computer programming graduate student whose aggressive exterior has everything to do with protecting a vulnerability underneath.

Academy Award winner Kathy Bates (Misery) is nearing a deal to join the upcoming third installment of FX's American Horror Story. She will play the best friend of series star Jessica Lange's new character who quickly turns into her enemy.

Lance Gross (House of Payne) and Halston Sage (How to Rock) have been cast on the untitled NBC drama pilot from Rand Ravich and starring Gillian Anderson and Rachael Taylor. Gross will play Marcus Finley, an idealistic Secret Service agent who finds himself at the epicenter of an international crisis on his first day on the job when the President's son, along with several of his schoolmates, are kidnapped. Sage will play Amber, the daughter of Meg (Anderson) who is among the abducted kids.

Jay Hernandez (Last Resort) has joined the cast of the FOX drama pilot Gang Related from Chris Morgan and starring Ramon Rodriguez. He will play Dante Acosta, the son of gang lord Javier Acosta and Ryan's (Rodriguez) best friend since childhood.

Ana De La Reguera (Cowboys & Aliens) has landed a role on the ABC drama pilot Big Thunder from Jason Fuchs. She will play Selena Morales, a strong, independent, take-no-guff woman who lives by her own moral code that was shaped by a very hard life.

Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous) has been tapped for the lead role on the ABC drama pilot Reckless from Chris Black. He will play David, a resourceful problem solver who, when his wife Sarah (Eloise Mumford) is unjustly imprisoned in a political uprising overseas, resorts to entering a world of political intrigue, dangerous alliances and high emotional stakes in order to get her out.

Justine Lupe (Harry's Law) has been cast on the CBS comedy pilot Super Clyde from Greg Garcia and starring Rupert Grint. She will play Faith, Clyde's (Grint) older sister.

Erik Jensen will co-star on the CBS drama pilot Second Sight as a detective on the main team assisting lead detective Tanner (Jason Lee) solve crimes in New Orleans.

Amanda Setton (The Mindy Project) has joined the cast of the CBS comedy pilot Crazy Ones from David E. Kelley and starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. She will play the agency's copy editor.

Luke Ganalon has landed a role on the untitled ABC comedy pilot co-created and starring John Leguizamo. He will play Toby, a friend of John's (Leguizamo).

Ron Livingston (Sex and the City, Band of Brothers) has joined the cast of HBO's Boardwalk Empire as a series regular for the upcoming fourth season. He will play Roy Phillips, a wealthy out-of-town businessman who catches the eye of Gillian (Gretchen Mol).

Toby Regbo has landed the male lead role opposite Adelaide Kane on The CW drama pilot Reign from Stephanie Sengupta and Laurie McCarthy. He will play Prince Francis, Mary Queen of Scots (Kane) arranged husband who is thoughtful and very nervous about inheriting the throne. He doesn't know if an arranged marriage is what is best for him and is having an affair.

Merle Dandridge, Arjun Gupta and Dondre Whitfield have been added to the cast of The CW drama pilot Company Town from Sera Gamble. Dandridge will play Louise, a Navy Division Director, who is suddenly promoted to Commanding Officer of Naval Service Affairs and put in charge of a group of bases and personnel that's just become beleaguered by a terrible scandal. Gupta will play Jack, a Navy Chief Petty Officer whose priority is take care of his jet maintenance crew but privately he is nursing big dreams. Whitfield will play Don, a combat-trained trauma surgeon working at the Naval base's hospital who is troubled by the repercussions of the scandal on the base.

Stephen Louis Grush has joined the ensemble cast of the ABC drama pilot Lucky 7 from David Zabel and Jason Richman. He will play Nicky, a reckless but likable young guy who served time but luckily is part of the group that wins the lottery.

Johnny Simmons (The Perks of Being a Wallflower) will co-star on The CW drama pilot Blink from Vera Herbert. He will play Dodge, comatose Greg's goofy son who's a sleazy bachelor trying to put the pieces back together in his life.

Johnny Sequoyah (Ass Backwards), Delroy Lindo (The Chicago Code), Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil) and Jamie Chung (Once Upon a Time) have landed roles on the NBC drama pilot Believe from Alfonso Cuaron and Mark Friedman. Sequoyah will play Bo, a young girl in possession of a great gift/powers - which will come into their own in seven years - who is being hunt down. Lindo will play Winter, a kind man with an honorable agenda posing as a priest who might not be what he seems. Guillory will play Moore, a cool hit-woman who has issues with her own mother. Chung will play Channing, a strong, practical and smart woman who works for Winter and assists Tate (Jake McLaughlin) when he escapes from prison.

Pablo Schreiber (Weeds) will appear on the NBC drama pilot Ironside from Mike Caleo and starring Blair Underwood. He will play Virgil, a member of Robert T. Ironside's (Underwood) team who is tough and crazy but willing to do anything to protect citizens, victims and most of all his partners.

Michael Stahl-David (Cloverfield) and Patrick Heusinger have landed leading roles on the FOX drama pilot Boomerang from Davey Holmes and starring Felicity Huffman. The project centers on Sam Hamilton (Stahl-David), an assassin who left Guatemala one step ahead of disgruntled government agents, broke and out of options. He is forced to return to his family - also paid assassins for the CIA - but is considered a loose cannon by his father Bill and older brother Carl (Heusinger). Carl is an overly sensitive ex-jock resentful of - but genuinely fond of - his flashier, smarter brother.