Dave Annable (Brothers & Sisters, 666 Park Avenue) has nabbed a series regular role in Fox’s Red Band Society, from Amblin TV and ABC Studios. It is a coming-of-age drama that explores with dark humor the daily lives of a group of teenagers living in a hospital who become unlikely friends. Annable, repped by CAA and Barking Dog Entertainment, will play Dr. William McAndrew, a rock star pediatric oncologist and surgeon who tries not to get too attached to his young patients.
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Aaron Ashmore (I Put A Hit On You) has booked the male lead in ABC’s drama pilot Agatha from ABC Studios and Mark Gordon Co. It centers on a former convict-turned-big-city criminologist who is brought in to help local police crack a case involving a perplexing disappearance. Ashmore will play Jimmy McAuliffe, a handsome, good-humored and good-natured “meat and potatoes” guy who is a beat cop with the Philly PD and lives in the shadow of his father. Ashmore, repped by APA, and Paul Nicholls at Artistry Management, appeared on Syfy’s Warehouse 13 and recurred on In Plain Sight, Lost Girl and Smallville.
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