Andrea Anders is set as the female lead in ABC‘s multi-camera comedy pilot Divorce: A Love Story, from Sony TV ABC Studios. Written by Mike Sikowitz & Daniel Lappin based on an Israeli format and directed by Pam Fryman, Divorce centers on Kenny and Robin (Anders), a recently divorced couple, who were bad together but discover they’re even worse apart and can’t seem to stay out of each others’ lives. This marks Anders’ return to ABC where she starred on Better Off Ted and Mr. Sunshine.
Dustin Ybarra has been cast in Friends & Family, Fox‘s single-camera comedy pilot from writer David Rosen, Sony TV and BBC Worldwide Prods. Based on the UK series Gavin & Stacey, Friends & Family focuses on the key life moments for Gavin (Jason Ritter) and Stacey, who try to maintain their relationship while combining their polarizing families’ lives. Please a character description and rep info below. Ybarra, repped by CAA and ATA Management, will play Smithy, Gavin’s roommate and friend, living with him in their New York City apartment.
James Martinez (Breaking Bad) has joined CBS’ Intelligence, CBS‘ drama pilot from writer Michael Seitzman, ABC Studios and CBS TV Studios. It is centered at U.S. Cyber Command and focuses on a unit that has been created around one agent with a very special gift — a microchip has been implanted in his brain that allows him to access the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Martinez, repped by Stone Manners Salners Agency and Sweet 180 Management, will play Gonzo Sanchez, a muscular Federal Investigator.