Oz alum Terry Kinney is set to co-star opposite John Stamos in NBC‘s drama pilot I Am Victor. Written by Mark Goffman based on Jo Nesbo’s book, it centers on Victor Port (Stamos), a high powered divorce attorney with a unique view of relationships. Kinney, repped by ICM Partners and manager Emily Gerson Saines, will play Olaf, the Norwegian-born founder and head of Victor’s law firm who is also Victor’s father-in-law.
Jill Scott (The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency) is set to co-star opposite Jason Lee in Second Sight, CBS‘ drama pilot from Michael Cuesta and Carol Mendelsohn. Based on the British series, Second Sight is a gothic psychological thriller about Tanner (Lee), the lead detective with the New Orleans Police Department who is hiding the fact that he has an ocular disorder that causes him to have horrifying hallucinations. Scott, repped by CAA, Shawn Gee and Stephen Barnes will play eye doctor Dr. Callier, the specialist who tends to Tanner’s ocular disease. She recently co-starred in Lifetime’s Steel Magnolias and will next be ween in Fox Searchlight’s Baggage Claim.