EXCLUSIVE: In her first US television role, young Australian actress Rebecca Breeds has landed the female lead in Rob Greenberg’s single-camera comedy pilot for CBS opposite Chris Smith, Kal Penn and Tony Shalhoub.

The project, from CBS TV Studios and the Tannenbaum Co., centers on a young guy (Smith) who finds camaraderie living among the more experienced guys he meets in a short-term rental complex, including Gil (Penn) and die-hard ladies man and four-time divorcee Frank (Shalhoub). Breeds will play Julie, Frank’s adorable, independent and neurotic daughter who is trying to get her act together and get over her major daddy issues due to Frank’s less than stellar parenting. Breeds, repped by Untitled Entertainment, IFA and Mark Morrissey & Assoc., is best known for her role on the long-running Australian soap Home And Away.