Peter Riegert is rounding out the cast of Fox’s untitled Dana Klein comedy pilot, from 20th Century Fox TV and Kapital Entertainment. Written/exec produced by Klein and directed by Pam Fryman, it is told from the point of view of Ellen (Jenna Elfman), a working mom who is in constant competition with her perfect, stay-at-home sister-in-law Amy (Liza Lapira). Riegert, repped by Don Buchwald & Associates, plays Ira, the two brothers’ impatient, inappropriate and closed-minded Republican father. This marks a reunion with Fox and 20th TV for Riegert, who co-starred on their comedy series Dads.
Dana Davis (Franklin & Bash) has landed a series regular role in NBC’s supernatural/spiritual drama pilot Unveiled, from Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. Written by John Sakmar and Kerry Lenhart, Unveiled follows an ensemble of flawed guardian angels who intervene in the lives of those who find themselves facing crisis in an attempt to restore their faith and, often, save their lives. Davis, repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and the Marshak/Zachary/Mills Co., will play Garnet, a cool, ambitious go-getter who’s champing at the bit to get in the game and break through the veil to work with tortured souls.