Donnelly will play Taylor, the eldest of the three Otto children who was an awkward homely dork up until about three months ago when she suddenly got beautiful and is embarking on a new stage in her life. Donnelly replaces Johnny Sequoyah who was originally cast in the pilot.
American Housewife follows a strong-willed mother (Katy Mixon) who struggles to raise her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.
The series was written and created by Sarah Dunn (Spin City, Bunheads) and produced by Kapital Entertainment and ABC Studios. Aaron Kaplan, Rick Wiener, Kenny Schwartz and Sarah Dunn are executive producers.
Donnelly is repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and Shirley Grant Management.