Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Development News - Peyton List and Susan Santiago Join The CW's 'Glamorous'; 'Lincoln' Adds Michael Imperioli; Plus 2 More Updates!

Development News - March 13, 2019

ABC's Untitled Hank Steinberg; CBS' The Republic of Sarah; The CW's Glamorous; and NBC's Lincoln.

  • Peyton List and Susan Santiago have been cast on the drama pilot starring Ben J. Pierce and Brooke Shields. List previously starred for four seasons in Disney's Jessie and three seasons in Disney's Bunk'd. She next recurs on the second season of YouTube Premium's Cobra Kai. Santiago has previously recurred on CBS' NCIS, ABC's How to Get Away With Murder and Netflix's Longmire.
  • List will play AlyssaSays, an over-the-top YouTube personality with a competitive edge who finds an unexpected home at the same cosmetics firm as Marco (Pierce).
  • Santiago will play Julia, a no-nonsense lawyer who has raised her son in a loving and supportive environment where he's always been held to the highest of standards. As her son leaves the nest for the first time, she fights to keep him on the ambitious (if colorless) path in life she is absolutely certain is best for him.
  • Michael Imperioli is set as a series regular on the drama pilot starring Russell Hornsby. He starred for six seasons in HBO's The Sopranos, where he won an Emmy Award. He has recently appeared in Showtime's Escape at Dannemora and History's Project Blue Book.
  • He will play Rick Sellitto, an NYPD detective and Lincoln's (Hornsby) partner.
  • Mary Stuart Masterson has landed a series regular role on the drama pilot starring Nicholas Pinnock and Indira Varma. She has recently had recurring roles on CBS' NCIS and NBC's Blindspot.
  • She will play Anya, the Brooklyn District Attorney who is hard-charging, intelligent, politically savvy with a take-no-prisoners attitude. Married to Kate (Varma), they share two kids. Anya is running for re-election and Kate's support of Aaron (Pinnock) will make that very complicated for her.
  • Daniel Ings and Annie Funke have booked series regular roles on the drama pilot starring Sarah Drew. Ings currently stars in CBS' Instinct, which does not have a premiere date for its upcoming second season. Funke previously starred for two seasons in CBS' Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.
  • Ings will play Danny, Sarah's (Drew) brother. After enduring a difficult childhood at the hands of his mother, he returns to his hometown as the harbinger of its demise. A mining company lawyer tasked with negotiating the acquisition of Morrisville's newly discovered mineral resource, he must confront the faces of his troubled past.
  • Funke will play Corinne, Sara's devoted and bubbly best friend. She is a teacher in the town and possesses warmth, wit and savvy. But Corinne is also the only person in town who truly understands the truth of Sarah's relationship with her mother and complicated past with Danny.