Aja Naomi King has been cast in ABC/ABC Studios’ drama pilot, How To Get Away With Murder, written by Peter Nowalk and produced by Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. The sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller centers on ambitious law students and their brilliant and mysterious criminal defense professor who become entangled in a murder plot. King, repped by Gersh and TGE, will play one of the law students, the ambitious and confident Michaela Pratt. She also will be recurring on ABC/ABC Studios’ The Black Box.
MADtv alumna Arden Myrin has been cast in NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot Bad Judge. The project, from writer Chad Kultgen and producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Anne Heche, centers on Rebecca (Kate Walsh), a hard-living, sexually unapologetic woman who plays with the law, and whose life on the edge is constantly in balance as she also happens to be a judge in the criminal court system. Myrin will play Jenny, Rebecca’s best friend who is privy to all the details of Rebecca’s scattered, tumultuous romantic life.