Friday, July 13, 2018

Development News - Elaine Hendrix to Reunite with Denis Leary for 'Erase'; Cassidy Freeman Joins 'The Righteous Gemstones'

Development News - July 13, 2018

HBO's The Righteous Gemstones and USA's Erase.

  • Denis Leary is officially reuniting with a number of co-stars from his previous television series for the latest drama pilot he wrote and will star in. Following a Rescue Me reunion with Callie Thorne, it has been confirmed today that Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll star Elaine Hendrix has also joined the cast of the pilot.
  • She will play Bella Tanne, a one night or two night stand from Donal's (Leary) past. She is a fun, loving and true problem solver, which is exactly what Donal needs right now.
  • Cassidy Freeman, Tony Cavalero and Tim Baltz have been cast on the comedy pilot written by and starring Danny McBride. Freeman starred for six seasons in A&E/Netflix's Longmire. Cavalero starred for three seasons in Nickelodeon's School of Rock. Baltz appeared as a citizen journalist on Comedy Central's The Opposition with Jordan Klepper.
  • Freeman will play Amber Gemstone, Jesse's (McBride) wife, who gave up a career in journalism to devote her life to her husband and his church.
  • Cavalero will play Keefe Chambers, an ex-Satanist who was saved by the Gemstone family and is now their loyal servant.
  • Baltz will play B.J., who is engaged to Judy Gemstone (Edi Patterson) and struggles to fit in with the family.