Jere Burns (Justified) in in final negotiations and Andrée Vermeulen (CollegeHumor Originals) is set to co-star opposite Rashida Jones in TBS‘ single-camera comedy pilot Tribeca, directed by Steve Carell. Co-written by Carell and his wife, Nancy Carell, Tribeca is a satirical look at a police procedural anchored by Angie Tribeca (Jones), an outspoken 10-year veteran of the LAPD’s elite RHCU (Really Heinous Crimes Unit). The project explores an eccentric but brilliant group of people who investigate crime, reveal way too much personal information, and refuse to rest until justice has been served…sort of.Burns plays Chet Atkins, a no-nonsense Police Lieutenant and Tribeca’s boss. Vermeulen, repped by ICM Partners, Seven Summits and Ginsburg Daniels, plays Dr. Monica Scholls, the bespectacled, brainy and quirky medical examiner. Burns, repped by Innovative Artists and Trademark Talent, will continue his regular role as Wynn Duffy on Justified for the FX’s drama upcoming final season.
Edwin Hodge (The Purge) has joined Sarah Snook and David Strathairn in ABC‘s drama pilot Clementine, from the Mark Gordon Co. and ABC Studios. Written by Dean Georgaris, Clementine centers on troubled 28-year-old psychic Clementine Ross (Snook) who sees her life begin to change in unexpected ways when she decides to stop running from her past. Hodge will play, Dr. Anthony Little, Clementine’s best friend and confidant. A doctor by trade with a wicked sense of humor, he stands by his psychic friend no matter how complicated life gets. Hodge, repped by Pakula/King & Assoc. and The Priluck Co., is currently reprising his role in the Blumhouse/Universal horror-thriller sequel, The Purge 2. Clementine is exec produced by Gordon, Nicholas Pepper and Ilene Staple.