Matt Letscher (Boardwalk Empire, Scandal) will co-star opposite Jenna Elfman in Fox’s untitled Dana Klein comedy pilot, from 20th TV and Kapital Entertainment. Written by Klein and directed by Pam Fryman, it is told from the point of view of Ellen (Elfman), a working mom who is in constant competition with her perfect, stay-at-home sister-in-law. Letscher, repped by APA, Sanders Armstrong Caserta Management and McKuin Frankel, plays Ellen’s husband, an intelligent, responsible professor of ethics with a very strong sense of right and wrong who plans ahead and over-thinks everything.
Cynthia McWilliams (Real Husbands Of Hollywood) has landed a co-starring role on NBC drama pilot Love Is A Four Letter Word, from playwright-TV writer Diana Son, 20th TV and Fabrik. The drama chronicles the collision of race, sexuality and gender roles when three diverse couples put modern marriage to the test. McWilliams, repped by APA and Stewart Talent Agency in Chicago, will play Tandi, one half of a happy couple with a young son who is experiencing difficulties fulfilling her dream of having another child.