Oded Fehr (The Mummy franchise) has landed a series regular role in ABC’s Richard LaGravenese drama pilot. In the vein of Dangerous Liaisons, the untitled project is set in New York and revolves around the love and rivalry between two equally matched, powerful socialites, Philip Fitzgerald Julien (Rufus Sewell) and Margot Worth Cole, who play out their obsessive attraction and seduction of each other through their manipulation of others. Fehr, repped by Paradigm and ADD Agency, will play Anderson Cole, Margot’s ex-husband and one of the Forbes 500 whose power has resulted in expanding a multimillion-dollar company into a multibillion-dollar corporation. Anderson has fooled three beautiful women into marrying him and is working on Trophy No. 4. Fehr previously starred in the Resident Evil franchise and Showtime’s Sleeper Cell and will next be seen in For The Love Of Money.
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Kyle Jones (Plan C, Hidden Away) has been cast as a series regular in Lauren Iungerich’s ABC comedy pilot Damaged Goods. It revolves around damaged men (Justin Hartley, Steve Talley) and damaged women who explore the minutiae of love and relationships. Mosaic-repped Jones will play Kyle, the group’s loyal best friend who just might be gay, but if he is, he doesn’t know it. Jones appeared last year on Showtime’s Masters Of Sex.