Friday, March 31, 2017

Development News - Nadia Gan Boards NBC's 'Shelter'; Ed Weeks Joins FOX's 'L.A. -> Vegas'; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - March 31, 2017

FOX's L.A. -> Vegas; and NBC's Redliners & Shelter.

  • Nadia Gan (Mr. Robot) has been cast on the drama pilot starring Rachel Griffiths. She will play Dr. Jackie Lao, a brusque doctor who is a self-made millennial with a chip on her shoulder.
  • Quinn Shephard (Blame, Hostages) has joined the cast of the drama pilot starring Hannah Ware and Jerod Waynes. She will play Katie Rhymer. No additional details about her character were immediately made available.
  • The Mindy Project star Ed Weeks has landed a series regular role on the comedy pilot starring Dylan McDermott. He will play Micah, an accountant and regular on the flight between Los Angeles and Las Vegas where he visits his family on the weekend. Plagued by more than a few demons, he's a recovering alcoholic/gambler/sex addict who is separated from his wife. As people who have both made a lot of mistakes in their past, he and head flight attendant Ronnie (Kim Matula) have a strong connection. Should the pilot be ordered to series, he'll be able to do the new show along with the final season of The Mindy Project.