Alona Tal (Burn Notice) is set as a regular in Amazon Studios‘ pilot Hand Of God, written by Ben Watkins and directed by Marc Forster. It centers on the powerful Judge Harris Pernell (Ron Perlman), a hard-living, law-bending married man with a high-end call girl on the side who has a religious awakening and starts having visions and hearing voices through his ventilator-bound son that could be God speaking to him. Tal, repped by Innovative and McKeon Myones, will play Pernell’s daughter-in-law Jocelyn.
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Denis Leary’s FX pilot Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll has added Sainty Nelsen (Jimmy Kimmel Live!). The project centers on Johnny Rock (Leary), the magnificently talented lead singer of a legendary early-’90s band who is trying to get the band together. Nelsen, repped by the Carson Adler-Agency and Michael Einfeld Management, will play Becky, the best friend of 22-year-old aspiring singer Gigi (Elizabeth Gillies). John Corbett co-stars.
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