Stephen Louis Grush has landed a lead in ABC’s drama pilot Lucky 7, from ABC Studios and Amblin TV. Written by David Zabel and Jason Richman, Lucky 7 is about seven employees of a service station in Queens whose lives are changed in many unexpected ways when they win a lottery jackpot. Grush will play one of them, Nicky, a reckless but likeable young guy who served time. Grush, repped by Robert Stein Management and WME, will next be seen in films At Any Price and Shreveport.
Johnny Simmons (The Perks Of Being A Wallflower) is set to co-star in the CW’s pilot Blink. Written by Vera Herbert, Blink is a quirky, humorous family drama narrated by the father, Greg, who is in a coma-like state following a car accident where he cannot speak or move, but can see and hear all. Simmons will play Greg’s goofy son Dodge, a sleazy bachelor who is trying to put the pieces back together in his life. Madeline Carroll plays his sister Ari. CBS TV Studio is producing.