Lenny Jacobson (Big Time In Hollywood, FL) is set as a series regular opposite Peyton List and Riley Smith in Frequency, the CW’s drama pilot based on Toby Emmerich’s sci-fi thriller. The TV series, written by Supernatural showrunner Jeremy Carver, centers on Raimy (List), a police detective in 2016 who discovers that she is able to speak via ham radio with her deceased father, Frank Sullivan (Smith), a detective who died in 1996. Jacobson will play Gordo, Raimy’s next-door neighbor and lifelong friend; he grows deeply concerned for her as she tries to prevent a long-ago tragedy. Nurse Jackie alum Jacobson was a series regular on Ben Stiller’s Big Time In Hollywood, Fl and most recently appeared in Grimm. He’s repped by Greene & Associates Talent Agency, Pallas Management Group and attorney Chad Christopher.
Isiah Whitlock Jr. (The Wire) and Dan Gill (The Wedding Ringer) have been cast as series regulars opposite Courtney Cox in Fox comedy pilot Charity Case, written by former The Office writer-producer Robert Padnick. In Charity Case, when Hailey (Cox) inherits her late billionaire husband’s charity, she quickly finds that changing the world is far less glamorous than she had imagined. Whitlock will play Ronald, Hailey’s stoic and loyal No. 2, a hard-working, diplomatic fellow always ready with a supportive word. Gill will play Mark, a young, cynical, smart-ass program officer for the Waller Foundation (the philanthropic organization headed by Hailey). Whitlock is known for the role of Senator Clay Davis on The Wire and most recently recurred on HBO’s Veep. He’s repped by Liebman Entertainment, CornerStone Talent Agency and Schreck Rose Dapello & Adams. Gill’s recent TV credits include Truth Be Told, The Comedians and Bad Sports.