Up All Night co-star Luka Jones has been cast in NBC’s comedy pilot Holding Patterns, an ensemble multi-camera comedy about a group of friends whose lives completely change after they survive a plane crash, caused by Leah (Chyler Leigh) ruining Griffin’s (Humphrey Ker) proposal dinner. Jones, repped by WME and 3 Arts, plays Leah’s brother Luke. He previously played the male lead on NBC’s BFF and will next be seen in Spike Jonze’s Her. Holding Patterns also has open the role of Chad, which is being recast.
Tonita Castro, who recurs on another NBC comedy series, freshman Go On, has been added to Dads, Fox‘s six-episode multi-camera comedy series from Ted‘s Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild and Seth MacFarlane. It centers on two successful guys in their 30s, Eli and Warner (Tommy Dewey), who have their lives turned upside down when their nightmare dads (Martin Mull, Peter Riegert) unexpectedly move in with them. Castro, repped by the Corsa Agency and the Alvarado Rey Agency, plays Eli’s maid, Edna, a hard-drinking, outspoken woman whose mastery of English is quite modest but she always manages to make her caustic opinions understood.