EXCLUSIVE: After fielding several offers, Julie White (Transformers) has become the first actor cast in NBC’s comedy pilot Go On, written by Friends alum Scott Silveri, who is exec producing with Karey Burke and the pilot’s director Todd Holland. The single-camera project centers on an irreverent yet charming sportscaster who tries to move on from loss and finds solace among the members of his mandatory group therapy sessions. Tony-winner White will play Anne, a feisty and recently widowed woman stuck in the anger stage of grief. The actress, repped by Paradigm and Himber Entertainment, recently completed filming Steven Speilberg’s feature about Abraham Lincoln.
Former Greek star Scott Michael Foster has been cast in ABC’s drama pilot Zero Hour. The ABC Studios project centers on a man who, after spending 20 years as the editor of a skeptics magazine, becomes involved in one the most compelling conspiracies in human history. Foster’s casting stems from his talent holding deal with ABC. He will play a member of the Modern Skeptic magazine staff.
Writer-comedian Ed Weeks has landed a lead in Mindy Kaling’s Fox single-camera comedy pilot, in which she stars as a young Bridget Jones-type Ob/Gyn balancing personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office. Weeks will play a hot doctor who is a complete flirt and a ladies man.
Izabela Vidovic has been cast as Nick (John Stamos) and Katie’s (Gillian Vigman) 10-year daughter in Fox’s comedy pilot Little Brother.