Rebecca Wisocky has been cast in the ABC pilot Devious Maids, from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry. Based on the Mexican format, the soap follows four maids with ambition and dreams of their own while they work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. Leading the quartet is Marisol (Ana Ortiz), a college-educated woman posing as a domestic to investigate a murder her son has been convicted of. She worms her way into the home of Adrian and Evelyn Powell (Wisocky), who is described as an unhappily married, self-absorbed monster, where the murder was committed. Wisocky, repped by Conner Anrum and Main Title, is coming off a recurring role on American Horror Story.
Michael Rady has been cast in the CW’s Jennie Snyder Urman medical drama pilot aka First Cut, about a newly minted female doctor working at a hospital. Gersh-repped Rady will play a bookish surgical resident. Also cast was Kelly J. McCreary, repped by Stewart Talent, who will play a surgical intern. Rady is coming off arcs on CBS’ The Mentalist as the CBI team’s new boss and on Showtime’s House of Lies as Kristen Bell’s fiancée.