Connor Buckley (Deception) has landed the young lead in Fox’s untitled Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker comedy pilot (aka I Suck At Girls), from Bill Lawrence’s Doozer and Warner Bros. TV. Based on Justin Halpern’s book, the single-camera comedy tells the story of a boy becoming a man, and a man becoming a father, in a time before coming of age was something you could Google. It centers on a father, Jack and his teen son Frankie (Buckley). Claudia Lee will play the teen daughter Rachel. Buckley is with Robert Stein Management and CESD.
Inbar Lavi (Underemployed) has been cast as a regular in Fox’s drama pilot Gang Related, from 20th TV and Imagine TV. Written by Chris Morgan and directed by Allen Hughes, Gang Related centers on Ryan Lopez (Ramon Rodriguez), a gang member sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department. Lavi, repped by TalentWorks, Justice & Ponder, and Rick Genow of Stone, Meyer, Genow, Smelkinson & Binder, will play Detective Hicks, the youngest and wildest member of the GTF.