Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Development News - Maggie Q Set as Third Lead in 'Pivoting'; Lennon Parham and Michael Angarano Board 'Minx'

Development News - December 8, 2020

FOX's Pivoting and HBO Max's Minx.

  • Idara Victor, Oscar Montoya, Jessica Lowe, Lennon Parham, Michael Angarano and Jake Johnson have joined the cast of the comedy pilot starring Ophelia Lovibond. Victor starred for three seasons in TNT's Rizzoli & Isles. Montoya has recurred on FOX's Bless the Harts. Lowe starred for three seasons in TBS' Wrecked. Parham starred for three seasons in USA's Playing House and two seasons in ABC's Bless This Mess. Angarano received an Emmy Award nomination for his guest performance in NBC's This Is Us. Johnson starred for seven seasons in FOX's New Girl.
  • Victor will play Tina, the publisher's sardonic secretary.
  • Montoya will play Richie, the magazine's recently out-of-the-closet photographer.
  • Lowe will play Bambi, a former centerfold hoping to reinvent herself behind the camera.
  • Parham will play Shelly, a conventional housewife starting to question her life choices.
  • Angarano will play Glenn, Joyce's (Lovibond) unsupportive and manipulative ex-boyfriend.
  • Johnson will guest star as Doug, the publisher who teams with Joyce to create the magazine.
  • Maggie Q will play the third lead opposite Eliza Coupe and Ginnifer Goodwin in the comedy pilot written by Liz Astrof. He previously starred for four seasons in The CW's Nikita and three seasons in ABC/Netflix's Designated Survivor.
  • She will play Sarah, a tightly wound doctor, fresh out of a divorce from her wife who cheated on her. This combined with the loss of her childhood friend, Coleen, makes her rethink her life decisions. In the pursuit of an easy, happy life, she leaves medicine and tries to get a job at a local supermarket, which concerns but also excites her best friends Amy (Coupe) and Jodie (Goodwin).