Mo McRae (Wild, Murder In The First), Meagan Holder (Born Again Virgin) and The Neighbors‘ alum Tim Jo are set as series regulars opposite Kylie Bunbury and Mark-Paul Gosselaar in Pitch, Fox‘s baseball drama pilot written by Dan Fogelman and Rick Singer and directed by Paris Barclay.
The project, from 20th Century Fox TV, follows Ginny (Bunbury), a young female pitcher who defies the odds when she becomes the first woman to play in the major leagues.
McRae will play Blip, an All-Star outfielder, who’s as fleet of mouth as he is of foot. As Ginny’s only pre-existing friend, Blip serves as her big brother on the team and tries to make sure she feels at home in the dugout right off the bat. Holder is Evelyne, Blip’s wife and an old friend of Ginny’s. Knowing what immense pressure her friend must be under, Evelyne takes it upon herself to distract Ginny with some much-needed girl talk and a round of bloody Mary’s. Jo will play Eliot, an awkward but social media-savvy manager brought on to Ginny’s team to run her online presence now that she’s exploded as a celebrity. This reunites Jo and Fogelman from their work together on The Neighbors.
Jo is repped by SDB Partners and David Dean Management. McRae is with CAA, Untitled Entertainment and Hilary Shor Management. Holder is repped by Osbrink and Seven Summits.