Monday, November 26, 2018

Development News - Dennis Haysbert to Co-Star on CBS Drama Pilot 'Surveillance'; ABC Orders Pilot for Comedy 'Happy Accident'

Development News - November 26, 2018

ABC's Happy Accident and CBS' Surveillance.

  • Dennis Haysbert has been cast on the drama pilot starring Sophia Bush. He previously starred for three seasons in FOX's 24, four seasons in CBS' The Unit, one season in Syfy's Incorporated and one season in NBC's Reverie.
  • He will play Barry, the NSA Deputy Director, a father figure to Maddy (Bush) and her longtime mentor.
  • HAPPY ACCIDENT (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written and executive produced by Abraham Higginbotham and Jon Pollack (Modern Family). Produced by ABC Studios and 20th Century Fox Television. Logline: The comedy revolves around two Pittsburgh families - a father with three adult daughters and a hotel lounge singer with her med student son - who are forced together after a decades-old secret is revealed.