Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Development News - Michael Trevino Boards 'Roswell' Reboot; Peter Gallagher Joins 'Main Justice'; Plus 6 More Updates!

Development News - March 6, 2018

ABC's A Million Little Things, Get Christie Love & Salvage; CBS' Main Justice & Red Line; The CW's Roswell; FOX's Bless This Mess; and NBC's The Enemy Within.

  • Michael Trevino has been cast on the drama pilot reboot starring Jeanine Mason and Nathan Parsons. He starred for six seasons of The CW's The Vampire Diaries.
  • He will play Kyle Valenti, the popular son of the town sheriff who questions his carefree outlook on life after learning the terrifying truth of his family's legacy.
  • Emily Althaus will co-star on the drama pilot starring Toby Kebbell and Jim Belushi. She has recurred for three seasons on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black.
  • She will play Missy Hill, Jimmy's (Kebbell) little sister who loves her brother to death and always meant to leave their town of Bel Grove, but has been too busy making poor decisions to get around to it.
  • Cassandra Freeman has booked a series regular role on the drama pilot starring Jennifer Carpenter and Morris Chestnut. She has had recurring roles on VH1's Single Ladies, Netflix's Luke Cage and CBS' Blue Bloods.
  • She will play Jacqueline Pettigrew, the newest member of Will Keaton's (Chestnut) FBI team. From a police family in Baltimore, she is very good at her job.
  • Peter Gallagher has joined the cast of the drama pilot starring Bokeem Woodbine and Timothy Hutton. He starred for four seasons in FOX's The O.C and four seasons in USA's Covert Affairs. Recently, he has been recurring on NBC's Law & Order: SVU and Netflix's Grace and Frankie.
  • He will play Whitbeck, the President of the United States. He feels good about the newly sworn-in Attorney General (Woodbine), and is happy to finally have a real cop in the position. However, when Miles makes some unorthodox decisions that have far-reaching effects on the President's domestic and international agendas, he begins to have some reservations about his pick for AG.
  • Noah Wyle will star in the drama pilot written by Caitlin Parrish and Erica Weiss. He starred for eleven seasons in NBC's ER and five seasons in TNT's Falling Skies. He recurs on and executive produces the TNT drama The Librarians.
  • He will play Daniel Calder, a dedicated high school teacher who is mourning the loss of his innocent African-American husband who was shot and killed by a white police officer (Noel Fisher). He is now a single parent to his adopted daughter, Jira (Aliyah Royale).
  • Stephanie Szostak is set as a series regular on the drama pilot starring David Giuntoli, James Roday and Romany Malco. She starred for two seasons in USA's Satisfaction. She also appeared in the films Iron Man 3 and R.I.P.D.
  • She will play Delilah, who pushes through after her husband's death for the sake of her children.
  • Dax Shepard will play the male lead on the comedy pilot written by and starring Lake Bell. He starred for six seasons in NBC's Parenthood and was the writer, director and star of the 2017 CHiPs film reboot.
  • He will play Mike, the happiest, most positive hipster in New York. He's a freelance journalist who gives up his job and city life to move to his family farm in Nebraska after he inherits it.
  • Khandi Alexander has landed a series regular role on the drama pilot starring Kylie Bunbury. She starred for six seasons in CBS' CSI: Miami and four seasons in HBO's Treme. She received an Emmy nomination for her recurring role on ABC's Scandal in 2015.
  • She will play Sarah, a veteran intelligence agent and head of Christie's (Bunbury) unit. She was a badass back in her day and can summon those skills again when need be.